Stone rolls to Evening Land


One of America's most famous sommeliers, Larry Stone MS, has left his post as general manager at Francis Ford Coppola's Rubicon Estate in Napa Valley and taken a similar job at Evening Land, the Pinot Noir/Chardonnay specialist with bases in Oregon, California and Burgundy.

Stone, sommelier extraordinaire and mentor to dozens of now-successful wine stewards during his years as wine director at now-shuttered Rubicon restaurant in San Francisco, was lured from that job in 2005 by one of Rubicon restaurant's partners, movie director/producer Coppola. Stone has now rolled to Evening Land, which was created by another movie producer, Mark...