Carles Aymerich "Equipo Navazos #44 La bota de Vino Blanco “Florpower” MMX (Unfortified, 32 months under veil of flor and 8 months in sherry casks) with a sea anemone salad—razor clams, sea cucumber and seaweed. The salinity and the iodine character, either from the wine and the salad complement each other, and the length of both go very long together." Carles Aymerich, ... read more >
Ulises Barrios, Sommelier Director at Wine Machine, Puebla México (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 >
Giancarlo "Surely Don Alfonso of St. Agata sui Due Golfi (** Michelin) remains one of the best restaurants in the world" Giancarlo Marena, Sommelier at Quattro Passi on the Amalfi Coast, Italy ... read more >
Sommelier Stephane Soret, Wine Director at Raffles, Singapore (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 >
Francisco Javier Marambio Carvacho, Sommelier at El Mundo Del Vino, Santiago de Chile "I recently tried a Chilean vineyard Nebbiolo Cresmachi Furlotti 2004, which was spectacular, very good evolution in the bottle, a revelation." Francisco Carvacho, Sommelier at El Mundo Del Vino, Santiago de Chile ... read more >
Jeff Taylor, Head Sommelier at Eleven Madison Park in New York City  “I am really impressed with the quality and balance of Chardonnays, Pinot Noir and Syrahs coming from some new winemakers in the Yarra Valley, Australia.” Jeff Taylor, Head Sommelier at Eleven Madison Park in New York City ... read more >
Elisa Boserup, Sommelier at The Standard Verandah Restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark   (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 ... read more >
The Sommelier’s Palate - Jacqueline Lewis, Sommelier at Mr Wong, Sydney "My favorite restaurant would have to be Cicciolina in Melbourne. It is 20 years old, staff stay there forever and the menu rarely changes. The food is consistently fantastic, ambience great, service outstanding and they make a kick ass martini in the back bar!" Jacqueline Lewis, Sommelier at Mr Wong, Sydney ... read more >
Samuel Davies, Regional Sommelier for zuma Hong Kong, Bangkok and ROKA Hong Kong "Pattes-Loup Chablis: Thomas Pico is the winemaker, young and energetic, his wines have always over delivered. I think he produces Chablis for Sommeliers to drink" Samuel Davies, Regional Sommelier for zuma Hong Kong, Bangkok and ROKA Hong Kong ... read more >
Fabien Jacob, Sommelier at Bohanan’s Prime Steaks and Seafood, San Antonio "There’s two new places in San Antonio that just amaze me every time I go, UMAI MI a Modern Asian Fare and CURED a Homemade Charcuterie place." Fabien Jacob, Sommelier at Bohanan’s Prime Steaks and Seafood, San Antonio  ... read more >