Garagiste

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 Emily Shur for The New York Times

Emily Shur for The New York Times

If you have any interest at all in wine you should know about Jon Rimmerman and Garagiste (based locally here in Seattle). Go to the site and sign up for the email list. Apologies in advance if you find yourself clicking away ordering bottles night after night...

We had the pleasure of meeting Jon and his partner Shira a few years back. They are incredibly magnetic and thoughtful and they happily answered all our novice wine tasting questions which evolved into an impromptu tasting of reds, whites and bubbles, ultimately showing us how to taste and be able to discern what you like.

I don’t think of myself as a retailer or an importer, I think of myself as a writer and a conduit of culture.
— Jon Rimmerman

And what a writer he is. Read more about Rimmerman and how Garagiste came to be in this NY Times article from 2012.