It wouldn’t be the wine event of the season without a little commentary from Dallas’ top wine experts. Learn more about our panel before Somm Wars Dallas.
American Cheesemaker, Author
Paula Lambert is a world renown American Cheesemaker, Cookbook Author and Entrepreneur. She is a seasoned expert on food, travel and wine. Paula is the proud owner of the Mozzarella Company and a member of the esteemed Les Dames d’Escoffier. Among Paula’s greatest achievements is the Foodservice Pacesetters Award she received in 1992. In 1998, Paula was named Who’s Who in Food and Wine in Texas, and James Beard’s Who’s Who in Food and Beverage in America.
Leigh Ann Adam
Leigh Ann Adam is radio personality veteran that currently hosts the popular midday show Leigh Ann Uncorked on KVIL/103.7. A self-proclaimed wine lover, Leigh Ann often chats with celebrities on air while sipping on her signature go-to Pinot Noir.
Food and Wine Journalist
John DeMers is a James Beard Award-Winning Author and Food/Wine Journalist. John hosts Delicious Mischief and Grape And Grape Radio programs in several markets across the southwest US. Hohn is also a contributing editor of Modern Luxury Magazine.
Founder of Veritas Wine Room
Brooks Anderson has always had a passion for food, wine and adventure. Brooks is self-proclaimed wine expert and enthusiast, successful restauranteur, attorney and real estate developer and founder of Veritas Wine Room, a neighborhood friendly, award-winning “VinoPub.”
Pogo’s Wine and Spirits, Wine Specialist, Buyer and Manager
Neal Caldwell has long been a lover of fine wine and was fortunate enough to turn his passion into a career. Neal is the Wine Specialist, Buyer and Manager for Pogo’s Wine and Spirits. Neal is a TEXSOMM member and judge.