Sommeliers often travel to scout new wines, discovering restaurants along the way.
Michaël Engelmann of San Francisco’s Gary Danko always goes to Caveau Morakopf in Niedermorschwihr for its traditional choucroute.
Shelley Lindgren of San Francisco’s A16 stops by Da Nonna Sceppa in Paestum for fresh seafood, like the calamari with zucchini-basil puree.
The valley views (and wines) at the outdoor Veranda Cafe at Stonyridge Vineyards on Waiheke Island wowed Chad Ellegood of Chicago’s Tru.
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