Food & Wine Announces 2014 Sommeliers of the Year

Today Food & Wine introduced their 2014 Sommeliers of the YearPatrick Cappiello of Pearl & Ash and Hristo Zisovski of Costata and the Altamarea Group are this year’s picks from New York. Out west, Ceri Smith of Tosca Café is representing the Bay Area and Eric Railsback—formerly of RN74 and now part-owner of Les Marchands—is holding things down for Santa Barbara. Solid list overall. Head over for short explanation of why all seven sommeliers earned themselves a spot on this year’s list. [Food & Wine]