Ortolan Chef Christophe Émé to Open La Brea Avenue Wine Bar and Restaurant – Eater LA

The fine dining chef has been under the radar for years Source: Ortolan Chef Christophe Émé to Open La Brea Avenue Wine Bar and Restaurant – Eater LA

BottleRock unveils its 2018 food, wine and brews lineup

The 2018 Napa Valley BottleRock festival, presented by JaM Cellars, released its lineup of food, wine, craft brews and spirits Monday. Source: BottleRock unveils its 2018 food, wine and brews lineup

Soil, Not Grapes, Is the Latest Must-Know When Picking a Wine – Bloomberg

How to shop the hot, new “dirty” trendy in wine. Source: Soil, Not Grapes, Is the Latest Must-Know When Picking a Wine – Bloomberg

Wine Collecting Tips & Mistakes to Avoid | Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Think you don’t have the space or the budget to start a wine cellar? Think again. With a few tips, a stellar collection can be within everyone’s reach. Source: Wine Collecting Tips & Mistakes to Avoid | Wine Enthusiast Magazine

République’s new wine director is now one of the most influential Latina sommeliers in the country – LA Times

On the second day of January, Taylor Parsons, chief author of one of the most dynamic wine lists in Los Angeles, left his position at République  — that day, by his calculation, represented his 1,000th evening menu at the celebrated Hancock Park bistro. He plans to spend the next year developing a restaurant project he can call his own, consulting, and helping his wife Briana Valdez expand her own business, the Loz Feliz Tex-Mex joint HomeState. Source: République’s new wine director is now one of the most influential Latina sommeliers in the… Read More