28th Annual Restaurant Poll Interviews
What wines are up and what’s down in the nation’s top dining rooms?
Every January, we poll the top restaurants across the US about wine sales, tracking trends and compiling lists of most popular bottles. In order to put the statistics into context, we interview dozens of the sommeliers who fill out the poll. Here are excerpts from some of our conversations.
We’ll be posting interviews throughout the month, so check back for updates from some legendary spots across the country. And be on the lookout for the April issue, which will contain the full report.
After a stint running a wine bar, Jason Prah returned to Acadia last year. He’d helped open the place back in 2011, when the South Loop didn’t seem like an obvious location for a fine dining restaurant. It’s since defied all expectations, drawing a full dining room nightly for chef Ryan McCaskey’s New England-influenced cuisine as...
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More 28th Annual Restaurant Poll Interviews
interview by Stephanie Johnson | posted on February 8, 2017
interview by Tara Q. Thomas | posted on February 7, 2017
interview by Tara Q. Thomas | posted on February 6, 2017
Matt Tunstall of Stems & Skins in Charleston, SC on Rosé Bubbles, Dry Riesling and Alsace Whites with Barbecue
interview by Tara Q. Thomas | posted on February 3, 2017
interview by Patrick J. Comiskey | posted on February 2, 2017
interview by Jenn Pries | posted on February 1, 2017
interview by Tara Q. Thomas | posted on January 31, 2017
Carrie Omegna of Seattle’s The Walrus and the Carpenter on Well-Aged Muscadet and Fresh Cabernet Franc Blanc
interview by Deanna Gonnella | posted on January 30, 2017