Champagne Bar

Meghan Zobeck

Welcome to The Somm Set. Each month we’ll be sitting down with a guest sommelier and uncovering their guilty pleasures, cellar staples, and everything in between! Follow as they hand-select their favorites from our warehouse, giving you the inside scoop on cellar must-haves!

This month on The Somm Set, we’re excited to feature Meghan Zobeck, Winemaker.  

This week from Meghan Zobeck:

If I’m not kicking off a trip with an Aperol Spritz then give me Champagne. I was recently on a, now James Beard-nominated, show on SommTV called Sparklers which was all about pairing food with sparkling wine. My takeaway was just how food-friendly and versatile sparkling wine truly is. So, while we could rightfully save the bubbles for a later course, I do love how popping a bottle of Champagne almost always signifies the start of a fun evening. And who better to sit next to at the bar than Roger Pouillon, Pierre Peters, and Frederic Panaiotis of Ruinart. Frederic is an avid diver so I think we should order oysters, fried squash blossoms, or really good fries, then grab the check and get ready to travel to the next stop.

Check out the wines below!


Benchmark Wine Group

445 Devlin Road
Napa, CA 94558

Phone: 707.255.3500
Fax: 707.255.3503
SMS: 707.200.4049


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