While I enjoy all types of wines, what I’m always seeking are wines that are made with passion and care and show a sense of the place from which they came. Picayune Cellars certainly fits those requirements. The word “Meritage” gets used often as a term to indicate any red blend. The truth is, for …
“Il Palagio is like stepping into a painting. And one of my favorite places on Earth. I hope you fall in love with it as much as I have.” – Sting Casino delle Vie is a 19th Century farmhouse located on Il Palagio, the private home of superstar Sting and his wife. On the lush, …
I don’t usually like to feature the same type of grape varieties or wines from the same region back to back but it just so happens that last week I tasted two excellent Cabernets from California. I was immensely impressed with this wine when I tasted it last week. To be totally honest, I had …
“A good Somm isn’t there to tell you what they like, but to listen to you and figure out what they have that you will like.”
Welcome to MySomm, the best and most convenient way for you to get the wines that you love!
Ben Leger began his career as a busboy at Catahoulas Restaurant in Grand Coteau at the age of 15. At 19, he was named General Manager and put in charge of the restaurant’s wine list. This is where his passion for wine really began. At 21 Ben passed the Introductory Exam from the Court of Master Sommeliers and at 23 became Lafayette’s youngest Sommelier after passing the Court’s Certified Exam.
Ever since then, Ben’s life has been filled with a passion or food and wine. That passion is what his newest project, MySomm, is all about. MySomm wants to share the love and passion for food and wine with all of you and make sure that every sip you take is one you savor.
Here’s how MySomm works:
- Already know what you want? Contact MySomm with your order and if it’s available we’ll get it for you. It’s that easy. Need a recommendation? Even better. Our Court of Master Sommeliers Certified Sommelier specializes in getting to know your palate, learning your likes and dislikes, and pairing wine with food. We like nothing better than turning our friends on to new and exciting wines.
- MySomm is also be available for private events such as tastings, food and wine pairings, & educational wine classes.
- MySomm wants to remove any intimidation from buying wine. Buying and enjoying wine shouldn’t be complicated. MySomm wants to make sure that when you think of wine, you think of Food, Fun, Family, & Friends.
- MySomm will be the last place you ever need to go to get the wines you know and love and the best place for you to discover new and exciting wines to add to your repertoire.