As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
One of my favorite group of folks to hang out with are sommeliers. First of all, they are in the business of making people happy and generally speaking, they’re pretty good at it. Because they know an awful lot about wine, I almost always learn something from them. Since you might only get a few moments consulting with a sommelier or wine director in a busy restaurant or wine bar, taking a class from them is a great way to absorb even more wine smarts.