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Savvy Cellar To Close

Savvy Cellar Set To Close Its Doors Most Popular Wine Bar in San Francisco Bay Area to Become an Animal Center   Savvy Cellar Wine Bar & Wine Shop, a fixture on the San Francisco Bay Peninsula for the past six … Continue reading

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Savvy Cellar Theme Song

Sometimes employees shock you (for the better). This occurred yesterday when our long-time server Winston Jones sent me the following song he composed: Savvy Cellar Theme Song “Savvy Cellar is the place I want to be Savvy Cellar is the … Continue reading

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Wines for the 4th of July

As I get prepped for the 4th of July weekend my mind shifts to what to bring to the Independence Day pool party we are attending.  As the “Savvy Sommelier” the expectation is that I will bring something interesting, appropriate … Continue reading

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Best Pinot Noir Regions in the World

I, like many others, am very passionate about Pinot Noir.  As I pull together the curriculum for the upcoming class I’m teaching “Pinot Noir: A Wine of Passion” at Savvy Cellar Wines in Mountain View on Monday June 6th, I … Continue reading

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Dessert Time . . . Sometimes It’s Not About The Wine

While many sweet wines (e.g. Port, Madeira, Ice Wine, Late Harvest Riesling) can represent a dessert course on their own, there are times my sweet tooth craves for something more. Read on if you want some hints for the current … Continue reading

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Why I Love French Wine Varietals

As I kicked off the second contest for the recently launched iPad app “Know the Savvy Sommelier” on my favorite French wine varietals, it got me thinking as to what makes French wines so unique. Some interesting stats on the … Continue reading

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New iPad App Launched | Know the Savvy Sommelier

Late last year my husband and Savvy Cellar co-owner was approached by the Innovations Games Company.  They wanted to build a working prototype of what they envisioned as a “white-label, celebrity contest app” based on what they had learned from … Continue reading

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