California winemakers’ open secret: They don’t drink their own wines

by Esther Mobley at Gianpaolo Paterlini sees a lot of California winemakers at his San Francisco restaurants Acquerello and Sorella. Naturally, winemakers tend to drink wine when they dine out, and Paterlini observes one consistent pattern in their ordering habits. “They never drink American wine,” he said. “Absolutely never.” It’s something of an open secret: Among […]