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You Call This Service?

Issue: November 30, 1999

November 30th, 1999 You Call This Service? By Matt Kramer What can we say about sommeliers? Well, for starters, how many of us can even say "sommelier"? (All together now: "som-el- yay.") In the last decade or so, there's been a big hoopla about the rise of the American sommelier.

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