Jose Gonzalez Godoy, Sommelier at Ametsa with Arzak Instruction, London “Sherries without a doubt are the best price/quality wines in the world. We can buy an amazing Amontillado over 30 years old in Jerez or Sanlucar for 30€.” Jose Gonzalez Godoy, Sommelier at Ametsa with Arzak Instruction, London ... read more >
Jörn Kleinhans, Sommelier/Owner of The Wine Elite Sommelier Company (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 >
The Sommelier’s Palate - Paula De Pano, Sommelier at The Fearrington House Restaurant, North Carolina "As for Sherries, it’s their versatility. It’s my go-to wine for food pairings - every type of sherry can go with any dish." Paula De Pano, Sommelier at The Fearrington House Restaurant, North Carolina ... read more >
Erin Scala What’s your latest wine discovery – new region, variety or style?  “Waitaki Valley! It's awesome!  This new region in New Zealand has limestone soils and the rieslings and pinots that come from here are pretty profound; try Valli Waitaki Pinot Noir or Ostler Waitaki Riesling.”                                     Erin Scala, Head Sommelier at Musket Room, New York ... read more >
Ollie Yan Qiu Wang, Sommelier at The Smith Restaurant & Bar, Melbourne (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 >
Tim Sacklin, Sommelier at Rosetta, Melbourne, Australia "I am studying wines from Montalcino at the moment and tend to be drinking as many as I can afford.  Brunello di Montalcino has a nobility that marries power and elegance seamlessly." Tim Sacklin, Sommelier at Rosetta, Melbourne ... read more >
Nick Petruzzella, cs - Sommelier at Bacchus House, Toronto (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 >
Eric Hastings, Sommelier at Del Poste Ristorante in New York City (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 >
Job Seuren, Sommelier at Restaurant De Librije “What I really have started to appreciate over the last year(s) is New Zealand chardonnay. So many great examples, much more interesting than their sauvignon blancs and the Millton Clos St Anne Chardonnay is perhaps the best new world chardonnay I have ever tasted.” Job Seuren, Sommelier at Restaurant De Librije, Netherlands ... read more >
Rasmus Marquart, Sommelier at Atelier M, Dubai (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 >