Intimidated by the sommelier in a restaurant?

Do you feel intimidated by the Sommelier in a restaurant? Stephen explains how they can help to enhance your evening.

So, what is a sommelier? Or rather, who is a sommelier?

A sommelier is a French word for a wine waiter. Now the wine waiter, or the Somm, the sommelier, is usually responsible for putting the wine list together in the first place. So he/she is likely to have the best knowledge of the wines.

They’re responsible for the ordering, for the maintenance of the wines, making sure they’re at the right temperature.