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



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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)

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