Show 47, November 9, 2013: William Lewis, Sommelier and Partner, The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar

Sir William Lewis of the Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar in TustinWilliam Lewis is the award-winning sommelier and partner in The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar located in The District in Tustin. For the second year in a row they were awarded The Golden Foodie for Best Wine List in Orange County in 2013. They were also just recognized with OpenTable’s 2013 Diner’s Choice Award for Notable Wine List.

Whether your preference for your Thanksgiving table is a pairing of a fine white, sparkling, or red wine William has the selection of the perfect match for each that will both impress and not break the bank.

Sir William’s suggestions:

Jordan “J” Sparkling
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label
Clean Slate Riesling
Merryvale Starmont Chardonnay
Martin Ray Russian River Pinot Noir 2012
Grgich Hills Zinfandel 2010

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Show 47, November 9, 2013: William Lewis, Sommelier and Partner, The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar Continued…

Sir William Lewis of the Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar in TustinWilliam Lewis, the popular sommelier and partner of The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar located in The District in Tustin returned to complete his inspired Thanksgiving wine pairings.

To recap Sir William’s suggestions:

Jordan “J” Sparkling
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label
Clean Slate Riesling
Merryvale Starmont Chardonnay
Martin Ray Russian River Pinot Noir 2012
Grgich Hills Zinfandel 2010

For planning purposes William offered that you’ll get four, 6 oz. pours out of each bottle.

He also talked about digestives for the finale of your Thanksgiving meal. It might be brandy, cognac, Calvados (Apple Brandy) or even the increasingly popular herbal-based, Italian Fernet-Branca.

Look for the debut of The Winery Restaurant’s elegant new eagerly anticipated location on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach in February of 2014!

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