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Wine and Food Pairing at Restaurant Daniel with Sommelier Raj Vaidya and Executive Chef Jean-Francois Bruel

Wine & Food Pairing at Restaurant Daniel with Sommelier Raj Vaidya and Executive Chef Jean-Francois Bruel Part 1 If the oldest question in the world is “what’s for dinner,” consider that the second oldest question may very well be “what…



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Pairing Chateau du Campuget Prestige Viognier at Cafe Boulud

… So did you ever wonder how wine got on a restaurant’s wine list? For many upper end restaurants, the wine list is one of the primary reasons customers come to dine at their establishment. Some very high end restaurants…



"Light as a negligee" wines …

… okay, going out for a romantic dinner with a significant other is one thing. Yet imagine you are a woman executive offering the male client the courtesy of the wine list, as is done in many industries. So far,…



Tipping Sommeliers

Hi all, I’m writing a new article on tipping the sommeliers. Ask a sommelier or a server, they’ll say 20% on both wine and food. Ask a consumer, it’s across the board. What seems to be “typical” is tipping on…



What to Drink with What You Eat

Are you curious about what wine to order with your cheesecake? Intimidated by five-hundred page wine list at a top restaurant? Downright scared when the sommelier comes charging toward your table? Relax. In the book What to Drink with What…



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Just rec'd my Diploma from Court of Master Sommeliers!

So excited! Just twenty minutes ago received my Level one diploma from the Court of Master Sommeliers! Two very intense days of blind tasting with a room of very remarkable peers — sommeliers and wine directors have flown across the…