We're thrilled to reveal the 2015 Sommeliers of the Year. To celebrate, all week we're spotlighting their favorite bottles and places to drink, along with a complete wine pairing guide, the best snacks and tips on wine travel.
Dana Frank, Ava Gene’s, Portland, Oregon
Why She Won: She has amassed a remarkable collection of wines from natural and organic producers all over Italy. In fact, she is so committed to Italy that she won’t even serve the Oregon wines she and her husband make under their Bow & Arrow label.
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Molly Wismeier, Restaurant R’evolution, New Orleans
Why She Won: An exceptional talent scout, she stocks her 10,000-bottle cellar with impressive old vintages from lesser-known talents as well as superstars.
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