Christopher Sawyer


As a sommelier, journalist, consultant, wine critic, public speaker & professional wine judge, I travel the world following trends in wine.

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A Room with a View: Overlooking #AlexanderValley w/Winemaker Rob Davis from the new vista room .

Thrilling #somm tasting of component wines used to make the Jordan 2012 Cab .

Is this cuisine heaven or is it ? Having fun w/fellow somms in #AlexanderValley.

Weir it's at! Camp Mendo w/Weir Vineyard Pinots & pals from .

#Food porn! Fresh pizza & great #wines from , and s live at the pad.

Young refreshing wines at #avpinotfest: Navarro Rose of #Pinot Noir; Balo Pinot Noir Blanc; and Bink #SauvBlanc.

Anderson Valley #Pinot personalities/winemakers from Roederer, Knez, Navarro & Goldeneye wineries .

Enjoying the great wines of Anderson Valley, including the 30-yr anniversary release from William Selyem .

Celebrating 100-yr mark of #MothersDay w/Bucklin 2011 Bambino made w/babies of vines planted in the 1880s!

My #Cellar pick for #MothersDay: J. Schrams 1999 w/#Spicy Pork Ribs, Grilled Mahi Mahi & Pesto Risotto.

Enjoying amazing Buty 2012 #Semillon/Sauv Blanc/#Muscadelle w/ fresh Chic Liver Pate & Chris Sparks of .

Celebrating a comical version of Cinco de Mayo w/ , & the #SOM posse.

Congrats on California Chrome's win . Great name, the wine from the state rock too!

Crowd pleaser: Bigeye Tuna Ceviche w/Coconut Milk & Serrano Chile served by Lucy at 6th Annual #SenseYountville. Yum!

#NFL fantasy: Tasting wines w/ Charles Woodson of Oakland #Raiders & Eddie DeBartolo of #49ers fame in Yountville.

#Pappy's Joy: Enjoying my first Friday off in years with #baseball and my boy Rupert!

Enjoying the dynamic flavors of the #Lebanon gem 1999 Rouge w/hints of red fruit, fresh sage & earth.

Discovering the secrets of the white grapes of #Lebanon w/2005 & 2003 Blanc & proprietor Serge Hochar.

Ready to start the journey from San Francisco to Lebanon via the fab flavors of #Chateau Musar .