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Restaurant wine service: A few pet peeves
Restaurant wine service: A few pet peeves

For anyone who cares about wine, buying it in a restaurant can be thrilling, fraught with missteps or somewhere in between. In Los Angeles, we're lucky enough to have world-class wine service at such restaurants as Spago and Cut, République, Osteria Mozza and many others. But not every restaurant has caught up with the basics of wine service. How hard can it be to open a bottle and pour a glass? You'd be surprised. Here are some of my pet peeves. Want to tell me some of yours? The heavy pour It happens all the time. The server pours wine in my glass practically all the way to the top. The pour should be at most three fingers high, leaving plenty of room for the...

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