Interviews

Karen MacNeil - Celebrity Wine Writer, Author of Wine Bible

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13/09/2020 (Part 14 of 17) In this interview series #YourSomms, we bring you insights from some of the leading names in the industry! Stay tuned for more episodes.

We speak with author of the Wine Bible and celebrity wine writer, Karen MacNeil. Hear it from her directly, professional tips and much more about wine writing. 

Karen shares her story and her journey through the years of how she compiled the global Wine Bible! She believes that "Wine is connected to other art-forms and cultures, and if you can understand that, it touches your heart".

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While interviewing Karen, our conversation took an interesting turn where we both identified the need for a benchmark that Sommeliers and Restaurateurs can refer to while stocking their wine cellars and inventory. 

So here we present to you the Top 100 on-premise wines that sommeliers should look out for!

Top 100 On-Premise wines by Sommeliers Choice Awards 2020

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About Top 100 On-Premise Wines

Top 100 on-premise winesTop 100 On-Premise wines is a celebration of 100 top wines at the Sommeliers Choice Awards. Uniquely, the T100Wines are selected from votes made by top Sommeliers and On-Premise wine buyers of USA.

Get the 2020 list of Top 100 On-Premise wines here.

 

 

 

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About Sommeliers Choice Awards?

Sommeliers Choice Awards is the ultimate wine competition which aims to provide on-premise buyers and sommeliers a valuable benchmark for understanding which wines would make a compelling addition to a wine list. An all-star judging panel consisting of leading sommeliers, on-premise wine buyers, wine directors at the U.S. restaurants, bars, pubs, and clubs gather in San Francisco to judge wines coming from across the globe. Wines are judged on the basis of: Food Parability, Typicity, Value, Quality, and Package. Medals are awarded to those wines that meet very specific judging criteria, with a goal of identifying wines that should become additions to restaurant wine lists. 

About Sommelier Business

Sommelier_BusinessSommelierBusiness.com, is a new subscription-based, online-only offering designed with the world’s top sommeliers in mind. SommelierBusiness.com will offer premium content specifically customized to the needs of the world’s top sommeliers and other restaurant industry professionals.

The premium content on SommelierBusiness.com will include insider tips, expert knowledge and unique insights that simply cannot be found anywhere else. Feature articles, for example, will provide insights and advice that sommeliers can use to grow both the top and bottom lines of their establishments, wherever they are located in the world. In addition, a regular series of “how-to” articles will provide practical guidance and insider knowledge on how sommeliers can advance in their everyday role.