Christopher Leo, Sommelier at Pizzeria Mozza (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 >
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 >
The Sommelier’s Palate - Michael Engelmann, Head Sommelier at Rockpool Bar & Grill, Sydney "This August, I visited Central Otago and it is for sure one of the most beautiful regions I have ever seen. The mountains, lakes, scenery but, also the people, genuine fantastic hospitality." Michael Engelmann Head Sommelier Rockpool Bar & Grill, Sydney ... read more >
Head Sommelier at NIYAMA by Per AQQUM, Maldives. (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 >
Sydney Sommelier Lara Caraturo  (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 Karim Boulet [caption id="attachment_9052" align="alignleft" width="90"] Sommelier Karim Boulet[/caption] Sommelier Karim Boulet, located in Melbourne, Australia two months out of the year, otherwise working and traveling around the globe the rest of the time is sharing his experiences and thoughts in a blog for the Wandering Palate audience; look out for his regular postings. Also click here for more on Karim and ... read more >
Erik Simonics, Sommelier at The Savoy Grill - Gordon Ramsay "My favourite wine bar is The Sampler. Actually, it is a wine shop where you can sample around 50 wines. It is also a great place practice blind tasting." Erik Simonics, Sommelier at The Savoy Grill ... read more >
Francesco Ferrario - Sommelier at The Lobster Restaurant, Santa Monica "The peppery and vegetable character of Loire Cabernet Franc matches wonderfully with Mexican food."  Francesco Ferrario ... read more >
Mark Protheroe, Head Sommelier of Grossi Restaurant Group, 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 >
Franceseco Gabriele - Chewton Glen (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 >