Sommeliers' tales of COVID-19

Clockwise from top left: Agustín Trapero, Aldo Sohm, Colm McCan and James Fryer

Nick asks four sommeliers to describe their pandemic-affected 2020 and to recommend two wine discoveries of the year. Clockwise above from top left: Agustín, Aldo, Colm and James.

Philosophical responses, budgets, how to reconfigure their restaurant’s design, and how to hold on to their best staff these were some of the varied topics that predominated the answers of the five restaurateurs from around the world that I spoke to for my article last Saturday. This week I thought I would get in touch with those from around the world whose raison d’être is even closer to the hearts...