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BLENDING AND TRENDING
Boston's Hottest Sommeliers Stir Up The Vat With Blended Wines
BY VICTORIA ABBOTT RICCARDI
Sommeliers are the new rock stars of the restaurant world, and Boston
has a gifted crop who live and breathe wine as passionately as the
stressed-out heroes in last year’s acclaimed documentary Somm.
Here are three young guns to watch, including what they’re pouring.
Nicholas Daddona, Wine Director, Boston Harbor Hotel
Lauren Collins, Beverage Director, L’Espalier
Theresa Paopao, Beverage Director, Ribelle
GREAT URBAN WEEKEND ESCAPES: BOSTON, MA
Larry Olmsted Contributor
Welcome back to “Great Urban Weekend Escapes.” Today we visit Beantown, rich in American history, colonial charm, family friendliness, cuisine and most of all, luxury hotels. Oddly, Boston has more Forbes 5-Star hotels per capita than any major city in the world – deluxe accommodations are something it excels at. To put this in perspective, Boston is just the 21st largest city in the country, but only six of the twenty bigger cities have even a single 5-star – while Boston has three. Only New York, Vegas and LA have more, while many big cities, including Philadelphia, Denver, New Orleans, Minneapolis and St. Louis don’t have a 5-star between them. Texas has six cities bigger than Boston, including San Antonio, Houston and Dallas, but none have a 5-star hotel. Atlanta and DC each manage one, while the entire state of Hawaii has two, and large states like Ohio, Connecticut and New Jersey are 5-starless. To put it another way, Boston has many charms and you certainly won’t rough it while enjoying them.
THE IMPROPER BOSTONIAN: BOSTON’S BEST 2013, LARGE RECEPTION VENUE
A wedding at the Boston Harbor Hotel translates into elegance: a stunning waterfront view, renowned chef Daniel Bruce’s ever-changing global menu and perfect floral centerpieces and linens. Overlooking the water, guests can meander along the terrace to spy on passing yachts.
THE BOSTON GLOBE: TOP PLACES TO WORK 2012, MEDIUM SIZED COMPANY
The hotel is the highest-ranked medium company in this year’s Top Places to Work survey, and the respect management shows to its staff is a big reason the employees rave about working there.
The managers at the Boston waterfront hotel, one of just three five-star properties in the city, know that in order to deliver the highest level of service, workers need to feel like five-star employees.