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Synonyms for sommelier

a waiter who manages wine service in a hotel or restaurant

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We all drink better at 35,000 feet because of Doug," adds Evan Goldstein, Master Sommelier and president and chief education officer at the San Francisco-based Full Circle Wine Solutions.
But Spaniard Alvaro Marcos Garcia, (pictured) head sommelier and wine buyer at Theo Randall at London's swanky Intercontinental Hotel, says sommeliers aren't out to trick unsuspecting diners or extract hard-earned cash from their wallets.
Then Alex, an assistant sommelier suggested I familiarise myself with the wine list.
For wine professionals, fear of the unknown has also been a factor in GV's slow rise, according to King, who recalls a meeting, five years ago, of sommeliers from across the country.
Although wine has had an image as an expensive drink for special occasions, good wines with a relatively low price tag have increasingly been imported since the bubble economy burst and Western dishes have become more common in Japan, said the sommelier association's director, Toshiyuki Kawase.
Formerly the sommelier at the famed restaurant French Laundry in California's Napa Valley, Hack now advises clients about wine and food at Per Se, Manhattan's newest interpreter of French cuisine.
Regardless of the level, each member receives a highly rated wine selection, straight from the Vinnobles cellars and chosen by the Master Sommelier team.
The Sake Sommelier of the Year competition is organised by the AFWS in association with the UK-based SSA and sponsor Gekkeikan, one of the world's oldest and finest sake producers.
The Sommelier app allows diners to read relevant tasting notes and choose by grape variety, color, regional preference and even by bottle or glass.
SOUTHAMPTON, England, May 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- We have pleasure in announcing that Gerard Basset MS, MW, one of the country's best known Sommeliers and owner of Hotel TerraVina in Hampshire, has won the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) World's Best Sommelier Competition, held in Chile from the 12th-15th April 2010.
Beer is pegged in several forms as a major trend, from gluten-free offerings to craft brews and the emergence of the beer sommelier.
It's a collection originally amassed by Master Sommelier Larry Stone, then later refined by another Master Sommelier, Joe Spellman.
Meeske, the former sommelier for Joachim Splichal's Patina, took over a retail store, Mission Wines at 1114 Mission St.
The sommelier was rather dismissive, suggesting it was 'a touch too fruity' and recommended that an earlier vintage might be more appropriate for the occasion.
com, the recently launched wine lifestyle and retail site, announced today the launch of its ASK THE MASTER SOMMELIER service.