More than just "cork dorks:" Local sommeliers explain what makes a wine great (PHOTOS)

Published: Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 04:00 PM.

His personal go-to wine for every day? "Maybe Louis Martini Sonoma Cabernet," which sells for between $14 and $58.

For special occasions? "Scarecrow," which can sell for up to $2,500 retail. 

The crème de la crème of wines? "Harlan, Scarecrow, Quintessa and Champagnes are always a great way to start any meal," said McIntosh.



Sommelier 101

According to an online definition of the term, a sommelier is defined as:

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