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Being A Somm Is About Service, Not Stardom

Being A Somm Is About Service, Not Stardom

Brahm Callahan is used to being the most knowledgeable wine professional in the room. Thirty-two years old with a face that looks 10 years younger, Callahan is one of only 149 Master Sommeliers in the United States. That’s fewer American Master Sommeliers than American Nobel Prize laureates, fewer American Master Sommeliers than people who were […]

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11 More Awesome Wine Tattoos

11 More Awesome Wine Tattoos

If you love ink, and you love wine, you’ve done one of two things: tried to create a terrible cocktail, equal parts red wine and Bic, called “Writer’s Block”; or you’ve united your love of wine and ink far more rationally by getting a permanent visual declaration of said love etched into your living skin. […]

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Why You Should Cut Sommeliers Some Slack

Why You Should Cut Sommeliers Some Slack

Let’s establish some definitions: a sommelier is a server in a restaurant who has charge of wines and their service. Sommeliers sell wine at food or booze-centric environments. A sommelier is not your wine-collecting uncle, some blogger, or your friend who just took a wine course and now has a fancy, golden “sommelier” diploma.

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