Featured Sommelier: Christopher Sawyer

We recently had a conversation with Christopher Sawyer -  Sommelier at Gravenstein Grill in Sonoma County, wine educator, journalist, critic, and more. We chatted with Chris about why wine continues to excite h...

Featured Sommelier: Julie Lumgair

Julie Lumgair is an exceptional winemaker and consultant located in Napa Valley and Sonoma County. We talked with her about how her family's history in farming connected her to her current career in wine, her p...

Maurice DiMarino

Name: Maurice DiMarino Location: San Diego, CA Profession: Beverage and Wine Manager at Cohn Restaurant Group Years in the Industry: 26+ Notable Achievements: Certified Somm, Certified Cicerone, and...

Jonathan Miller

Name: Jonathan Miller Location: Scottsdale, AZ Profession: Bartender / Mixologist Establishment: The Phoenician, A Marriott Luxury Resort Notable Achievements: Winner of the Masters of the Craft co...

Kelly Pentecost

Name: Kelly Pentecost Location: Schaumburg, IL Profession: Fine Dining Server / Bartender Establishment: Sam & Harry's Steakhouse at The Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel Notable Achievements: Runner...

Ziggy the Wine Gal

Name: Ziggy Eschliman Location: Healdsburg, CA Profession: Expert, Educator, Journalist, and Consultant of Wine & Spirits Years in the Industry: 20+ Notable Achievements: Award winning radio sho...

Gareth Moore

Name: Gareth Moore Location: San Diego, CA Profession: Bar Director Establishment: LOLA 55 Q & A: How did you get into bartending? To be honest it was the most sustainable job I c...

Amba Lamb

Name: Amba Lamb Location: Grand Cayman Profession: Mixologist Establishment: The Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman Notable Achievements: won the 2017 Diego Reserve World Class competition Bartender of the Y...