TBF’s Erin Rolek named to F&W 2017 Sommeliers of the Year

The Bachelor Farmer’s Erin Rolek was named by Food & Wine Magazine as one of eight 2017 Sommeliers of the Year. “Rolek hunts for new discoveries in a city that’s just beginning to have a thrilling wine scene,” writes F&W. “Her 100-plus-bottle list hews to cool-climate wines that fit 
chef Paul Berglund’s cool-region cooking—it’s local … [ Read more]

The Cicerone: Sommelier of the Beer World

Beer may be more approachable than wine, for a few reasons, but that doesn’t mean serving good beer in a bar or restaurant is a walk in the park. Extending the comparison with wine, beer has its own set of handling pitfalls that can easily ruin the final product. Dirty tap lines, coolers running too … [ Read more]