Posts Tagged ‘sommelier’

What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Needs: Cold Red Wine at Big Bear Cafe

Sometimes I just want what I want. And what I wanted on a recent muggy Saturday night was simple: cold red wine. I know what you're thinking. Tacky, right? It flies in the face of conventional vino wisdom. White wine is served chilled; red not so much. And yet, there are exceptions virtually every where […]

What’s in a Name? Of Beer Directors, Sommeliers, and Cicerones

Editor's Note: With Tim Carman away on vacation, Young & Hungry invited Greg Engert, the beer director for the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, which includes ChurchKey and Birch & Barley, to blog in his absence. An interesting story: A friend of mine was shopping in a beer store in Minnesota recently, and sought the assistance of […]