Category: Spiaggia Restaurant

Sommelier Rachael Lowe Spiaggia

Spiaggia’s Rachael Lowe Talks Interactive Pairing, Studying for the MS and Italian Wine Favs


Listen in as Rachael Lowe shares her interactive process of selecting and pairing wine with her kitchen team at the venerable Spiaggia Restaurant, Chicago. She adores her challenging position and continues studying for her Master Sommelier, despite the rigors of her work load. She has broadened the mostly Italian wine list at the restaurant, reaching outside of the Piedmont and Tuscany to Sicily, Sardinia and Ischia, to name a few. Don’t miss this interview.

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