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Sommelier Q&A: Germain Michel of Amélie, SF

The Polk Street corridor of San Francisco stretches from the edges of the rougher Tenderloin District to the bottom of Russian Hill, one of the city’s more elite residential neighborhoods. Somehow Polk Street connecting the two [...]

Somm Q & A: Matthew Kaner of Bar Covell, LA

No wine list? No roster of the usual varietals greatest hits and a handsome vintage collection of Bordeaux and Burgundy? How is this possible? It sounds like one of those omakase sushi restaurants with a sign [...]

Sommelier Q & A: Mary Christie of Bar Tartine SF

Bar Tartine is truly a never before seen, glorious mix of all sorts of culinary influences that really represents the heart of San Francisco’s un-paralleled passion for food, wine, and diversity. The restaurant covers so many [...]

Veranda Beach Cellars, Washington State

Veranda Beach Cellars, Washington State http://www.verandabeach.com/ Jim Hammond, developer and principal behind the concept of Veranda Beach, Oroville, Washington, remembers growing up on the great plains of Saskatchewan. Specifically, he reminisces on those eternal Summer evenings [...]