EP19: Melissa Smith, aka “The Sommelier to the Silicon Valley Stars” and owner of Enotrias, returns as a guest on the show, discussing her unique services with the show’s hosts. Also, continuing to serve as a guest co-host on today’s show is Patti Neumann, a brand manager and digital strategist for several boutique wineries in the Bay Area.
In this show, the hosts and Melissa discuss food and wine pairing while enjoying Mathis Wine’s Rose de Grenache, Grenache and Uberblend. Learn tips ‘n’ tricks on pairing wine with cheese, Melissa’s favorite go-to pairings with Asian foods and why she hates pairing red wine with chocolate.
While providing in home and corporate wine tasting seminars, and private cellar services to the top collectors in the region, Melissa Smith became the first person certified by the California State Bar Association for her seminar on the Valuation of Wine Collections. Her reputation for providing high profile clients with cellar services has evolved to leading a series of MCLE seminars, where she works directly with Family Law and Trust attorneys as a valued resource for legal cases, and USPAP compliant appraisals.