Featured Sommelier: Jeff Josenhans

We talked to Sommelier Jeff Josenhans, who is currently working at the historic US Grant Hotel in San Diego as Director of Banquets, Restaurants, and Bars. He told us about how working in Stockholm influenced h...

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...

Featured Winemaker | Kasia Kim

Kasia Kim isn't your usual winemaker. A Polish-American immigrant and an artist in her own right, she was inspired to leave her work in the legal field to open her own winery by the wines of Washington. Each...

Meet Mark Roberts, the James Bond of Wine

At just 21, Mark C. Roberts became one of the first sommeliers in Texas. In his 20s Roberts developed the beverage program for the Shoreline Restaurant Group in Dallas, Texas, that set the bar for innovation in...

Molly Brooks

Molly Brooks is an accredited Certified Level 3 Advanced Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators, and a Certified Cicerone. She earned a BA...

Brian Mitchell

A 25 year drinks industry expert, Brian Mitchell has worked on just about every side of the beverage business, specializing in wine and spirits education, staff training, creative consulting, and of course serv...

Lindsay Pomeroy

Lindsay Pomeroy founder/owner of Wine Smarties in San Diego, CA, is currently one of the few women in the world to have undergone the Master of Wine Certification. With over 10+ years experience in studying win...