Best of Boston

Best Sommelier

2001 Best Sommelier

Alicia Towns, Grill 23 & Bar

This Harvard-educated sommelier spends most of her nights winning over the suit-and-tie crowd that flocks to Grill 23’s polished interior. Towns’ wine list is impressive, […] read more»
2000 Best Sommelier

Jeannie Rogers, Il Capriccio

Jeannie Rogers is a soft-spoken woman, but when it comes to wine she sure knows her stuff. After 20 years of building the incredible cellar […] read more»
1999 Best Sommelier

Jeanne Rogers, Il Capriccio

Rogers’ unsurpassed knowledge of Italian wines makes her a living treasure for the wine connoisseur. A co-owner of this suburban Italian oasis, Jeanne is responsible […] read more»
1993 Best Sommelier

Catherine Silirie, Rocco’s

She has a great list and a great knack for pairings, but, most important, her enthusiasm for wine is more contagious than the giggles—and just […] read more»
1991 Best Sommelier

Catherine Silirie, Rocco’s

Like a master alchemist, Silirie mixes and matches form one of Boston’s best wine lists and certainly the Hub’s most eclectic menu. And she ain’t […] read more»
1982 Best Sommelier

Bill Nesto, at the Voyagers

He’s brutally honest about his own list, and takes the time to offer suggestions. And what a list patrons have to choose from. read more»