Oliver Brandenburg, Sommelier at London Mandarin Oriental, Bar Boulud  Sager & Wilde in Hackney as it’s in my neighbourhood. Staff is friendly and place is relaxed with a good crowd and an interesting wine list. Oliver Brandenburg, Sommelier at Bar Boulud, London ... read more >
Carlos Alvarez, Sommelier and Blogger, Barcelona, Spain Do you have a favourite wine bar? “Monvínic in Barcelona. Thousands of references in a cozy space served for very good wine waiters.” Sommelier Carlos Alvarez ... read more >
The Sanchaya - Pre-Opening "I am intrigued by wines from marginal climates such as Valtellina, beautiful wines from Ar.Pe.Pe for example, their Sassella Valtellina Superiore and the Inferno Valtellina are amazing..." Jasper Kok, Sommelier at The Sanchaya Estate, Bintan ... read more >
Stuart Skea Sommelier at 21212 Restaurant, Edinburg, Scotland  “I recently had a wonderful pairing of Scottish Venison with Cabernet Franc ~ a 2006 Bourgeil from Jacky Blot, chocolaty and Gamey delicious!” Sommelier Stuart Skea ... read more >
The Sommelier’s Palate - Helena Andersson, Sommelier at Upper House Dining, Gothenburg, Sweden "Beetroot baked in salt, bone marrow, ox and beetroot jus together with “A tribute to Grace”, Grenache, from Santa Barbara Highlands, USA. The perfect combination." Sommelier Helena Andersson ... read more >
nicolas (2) "Raspberry soufflé with a NV Bugey-Cerdon from Renardat-Fache.  The pairing of both texture and aromas was incredible." Master Sommelier Nicolas Clerc (pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) ... read more >
Jesus M. Evangelista III, CS, Sommelier at Vino at Trios wine bar, Alhambra, California (pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials charged with transportation of supplies. So what does a modern day Sommelier actually do? Well, Wikipedia outlines as such, “A sommelier or wine steward is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants who specializes ... read more >
Sommelier Jessica Marinzeck, a Brazilian living in Malta “2011 Domaine des Roches Neuves – Saumur Champigny – Loire, France. It completely blew my mind. Layers of flavour, well-structured and a fair price.” ... read more >
Sommelier Enrique Ávila Hernández from Barcelona, Spain "Monvinic in Barcelona ​​is a wine bar that leaves you impressed by their extensive wine, cuisine and high quality service together with their very professional staff. Highly recommended." Sommelier Enrique Ávila Hernández ... read more >
Sommelier Philippe Perreault from Montreal, Canada (pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials charged with transportation of supplies. So what does a modern day Sommelier actually do? Well, Wikipedia outlines as such, “A sommelier or wine steward is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants who specializes ... read more >