Leslie Sbrocco: Sommelier, Author and TV PersonalityLeslie Sbrocco: Sommelier, Author and TV Personality
There are some things that annoy me sometimes about sommeliers. The first is the sommelier snoot. So, when you're looking at the wine list, and I don't always identify that I'm in the wine business, you sometimes get the, when you pick out a wine, the. That's the sommelier snoot. The second is when they hand the wine list to the guy. Ugh! You know women are the majority wine consumers in this country. And the wine list needs to go either in the center of the table or you can ask. Who's gonna be choosing the wine? And the third thing that annoys me with sommeliers is if they try to do the upsale. If you point to a price point, that sommelier should take that as a clue that that's the price you want and not upsale you.