March 4, 2015: Sommeliers: Love 'Em or Leave 'Em Be?
When dining at a restaurant, is it important to you to have a sommelier available to assist with your selections?
Results: 901 people have voted.
Yes, I think their expert guidance on their list and the food pairings is essential to the dining experience: 27%
No, I know my tastes and prefer to make the decisions on my own anyway: 21%
Doesn't matter; I'm fine with asking the server or ordering a familiar name/grape/region if there's no somm around: 13%
Sometimes, such as special occasions, unfamiliar cuisine, esoteric wine selections or when dining with companions with divergent tastes: 39%