• The Making of a Legend: Wine Prodigy Victoria James Wants to Bring Old-School Hospitality Back to Wine

    6 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    This article and the Making of a Legend series is brought to you by Légende , the taste of elegance.
    The word “wunderkind” gets thrown around a lot, but it actually applies in the case of sommelier Victoria James. Already well-versed in wine know-how by her late teens, James dropped out of college in favor of pursuing the noble grape. The risky move paid off: By the time she was 21, James had not only secured a sommelier certification but also a high-profile job pouring pricey wines at Charlie Palmer's Aureole.
    James's rapid rise later led her to the lauded wine programs of Ristorante...
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