The North Bay Bohemian 2016 Best of Sonoma County is taking your votes until December 15th. Follow the link below to support me and all your other local favorites:
As the number of popular Napa and Sonoma wineries continues to grow, choosing where to taste can sometimes seem intimidating. This is especially true when you have to figure in the time it takes to drive from one winery to the next, plus where to eat along the way.
To keep it simple, start by heading to Wine Country’s downtown tasting rooms to try some of the area’s best wines. Many of these hip places stay open into the evening, so it’s easier than ever to make the most of the day.
To read more go to my Downtown Tasting article that was published recently by Napa Sonoma Magazine.
I was very surprised last year to be honored with the title Best Sommelier of the North Bay 2014 by Bohemian Magazine. I am even more so now, having the same honor bestowed upon me for a second time in 2015, after branching out on my own, unaware so many people are still appreciative of my contribution.
Today’s Press Democrat article by Derek Moore & Randi Rossmann details what sounds like an increasing trend, my interview was included to represent a sommelier’s perspective.
Read it here: Wine Heists Highlight Value of Luxury Vino