What Sommeliers Know Best
The best sommeliers know a lot about rare wines but can also spot a bargain. Here, we compile their best tips.
Sommelier Clint Sloan of McCrady’s in Charleston, South Carolina, swears by this easy short ribs recipe, adapted from the Joy of Cooking, because it brings out the flavors in the braising wine. He loves to make it with Washington State Syrahs, like the peppery 2006 Owen Roe Ex Umbris and the jammy 2007 Boom Boom.