“That’s magic and that’s what wine is to me. Wine is magic. It’s about your heart. It’s not about the shi-shi and the fru fru.”
Jodi is one of the funniest, fiercest, brightest lights in the biz, and her passion will give you goosebumps. She’s a Sommelier at PRESS Restaurant in Napa, CA, and in this episode we go deep on how a proper coconut drink gets made in Fiji, getting drunk for the first time at age 39, and how a 500-mile walk can reconnect you to your life’s purpose.
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Jodi Bronchtein – Sommelier, PRESS Restaurant, Napa
Jodi Bronchtein is an Advanced Sommelier through the Court of Master Somelliers, and is currently working as a sommelier at Press Restaurant in Napa Valley. Her journey in wine has taken her all over the country, including almost 6 years at McCrady’s in Charleston, South Carolina under Chef Sean Brock, as well as in Fiji on a private island named…wait for it…Kokomo. In 2016, she walked the famed Camino de Santiago trail from France to Spain.