Best New Sommeliers

Best New Sommeliers of 2016


Erica O'Neal, Italienne, NYC

Justin Timsit, late of Lacroix Restaurant and The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, soon to be at Gramercy Tavern, NYC

Victoria James, Piora, NYC

Caleb Ganzer, Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, NYC


Rachel Van Til, Mabel Gray, Hazel Park, MI

Spencer Chaffey, Mason Pacific, San Francisco, CA

Mariel Wega, a.kitchen + bar, Philadelphia

Nicole Hakli, Acme, NYC



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photos by Mike Rush; photo of Rachel Van Til by Joe Vaughn; photo of Spencer Chaffey by Alison Christiana Photography