As the UK enters its third national lockdown, we caught up with Montone to talk about his strategy to achieve the MS title, balancing studies and parenting and the importance of the sommelier profession in the post-pandemic world.
"If you cannot captain a table - read the guests, build a relationship, guide them through the menu, make thoughtful suggestions to enhance what they are interested in - you have no business of trying to sell wine to them." - Mia Van de Water, Master Sommelier
Rick and Theresa Kaiser, both CPAs started Kaiser Family Winery in 2013. They first made wine in 2002. Over those initial 11 years of trial and error, they learned how to craft wines that focus on freshness, consistency, and purity.