Patrick Cappiello is a wine world superstar. Here, 5 life-defining bottles from one of Food & Wine's 2014 Sommeliers of the Year.
2001, First wine job at Tribeca Grill, NYC
1989 Henri Bonneau Réserve des Célestins
"Old vintages of Châteauneuf-du-Pape became an exciting reference point for me. This is one of the best."
2002, At a wine importer's portfolio tasting
Pierre Péters Champagne
"I thought Champagne was only made by five houses. All of a sudden, I saw this table of grower Champagnes I'd never seen before."