Ralph Hersom: Wine Director
Ralph Hersom, our Wine Director, is a renowned wine expert and professional wine taster. For seven years, he was Wine Director of the world-famous Le Cirque restaurant in New York City. Prior to that, Ralph was Cellarmaster at Windows on the World, the famed Manhattan restaurant that has served as a training ground and launching point for many of the worlds wine elite. At Windows, Ralph worked closely with celebrated wine educator Kevin Zraly, author of the best-selling Windows on the World Complete Wine Course.
A sommelier since the age of 23, Ralph has an encyclopedic knowledge of wine and the global wine industry. His wine lists have won numerous awards and he has frequently been profiled in wine and food magazines as a master of the wine-and-food pairing art.