L’Auberge Del Mar’s Sommelier, Brian Mayer 10

L’Auberge Del Mar’s Sommelier Brian Mayer shares some of his favorite things! A Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers, Mayer is the Resort Sommelier at L’Auberge Del Mar, A Destination Hotel. He masterminds the wine inventory for the resort’s signature restaurant KITCHEN 1540, a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner showcasing California wines; and oversees all wines for Coastline restaurant, Bleu Bar, private events – including special wine dinners. LAubergeDelMar.com

Best wine ever savored – 1997 Screaming Eagle, a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Sweet tooth satisfaction – Macarons! 
So melt-in-your-mouth delicious!

Best sushi in San Diego

Favorite winery to visit – Palmaz Vineyard in Napa Valley. 18 stories high, built into the side of Mt George.

Car Crush – Certainly wouldn’t mind being seen in a 2016 Cadillac CTS-V!

Rock Band – These guys put on the best shows!

Foodie Find – Foie Gras Torchon, merci beaucoup France.

Bear, my loveable 
loyal Sprocker Spaniel

Would love to be carrying a Laguiole and wearing this pin someday soon…

Sports fanatic – True to my home teams but have adopted the Padres too!