WOM_Web_banner_Duck On the opening night of Wellington on a Plate, I headed to the pop-up wine bar, " Match", a collaboration of 20 wineries from Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton offering 40 wines by the glass and a pairing menu of 20 small plates created by legendary Chef Ruth Pretty. ... 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 >
Tan Ying Hsien - Proprietor of Taberna Wine bar & WIne Academy [caption id="attachment_7698" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Tan Ying Hsien - Proprietor of Taberna Wine bar & WIne Academy"][/caption] If you’re still looking for the Christmas present for the wine enthusiast, chances are this individual, having been bitten by the wine bug, will have a thirst for wine knowledge even greater than the product itself. Tutored wine courses are a great we to ... read more >