Christian Tripodi, above, is one of the top sommeliers working in the U.S. today and he has authored wine lists at some of the country’s best restaurants, including Todd English’s Olives.
His wine list at Cioppino in Pittsburgh was a 2013 winner of the Wine Spectator Restaurant Award.
CBS Pittsburgh named him one of the best sommeliers in the city.
And Franciacorta by Barone Pizzini is on his list.
Image via the Cioppino website.