The new wine prophets

As wine culture shakes off its stuffy image, we chat with ten local pros who are redefining the way New Yorkers drink. By Chris Schonberger

Belinda Chang

Belinda Chang Photograph: Jolie Ruben

  • Paul Grieco

    Paul Grieco

    Co-owner of Hearth and Terroir, riesling evangelist
  • Talia Baiocchi

    Talia Baiocchi

    Eater wine columnist
  • Laura Maniec

    Laura Maniec

    Co-owner of the forthcoming Corkbuzz Wine Studio, world's youngest master sommelier
  • Joe Campanale

    Joe Campanale

    Co-owner and beverage director of Dell'anima, L'Artusi and Anfora
  • Aldo Sohm

    Aldo Sohm

    Chef sommelier at Le Bernardin
  • Gary Vaynerchuk

    Gary Vaynerchuk

    Founder of Wine Library TV and the Daily Grape, Jets fan
  • Jonny Cigar

    Jonny Cigar

    Founder of the Noble Rot, self-appointed sommelier
  • Michael Madrigale

    Michael Madrigale

    Head sommelier at Bar Boulud and Boulud Sud, big-bottle aficionado
  • Pascaline LaPeltier

    Pascaline Lepeltier

    Wine director at Rouge Tomate, natural-wine guru
  • Belinda Chang

    Belinda Chang

    General manager and wine director at Monkey Bar, 2011 James Beard Award winner for Outstanding Wine Service (the Modern)