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Star Sommelier Roni Ginach Is a Natural Winemaker’s Best Friend

LaShea Delaney

The L.A. wine pro went from helping diners get the right bottle to helping winemakers find the right audience.

 

17 Women Who Are Changing the Way LA Drinks

It's 2019 and we all know Los Angeles is one of the most exciting cities to eat in. It's also one of the most exciting places to drink.

Ester Tseng

 
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Going 10 Rounds With Sommelier Roni Ginach

Noah Rothbaum

The sommelier of legendary restaurant Michael’s Santa Monica tackles our speed round of questions.

 
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Meet the Kick-Ass Women Redefining the Hospitality Industry

Emma Diab

Creating opportunities rather than looking for them.

 
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Sommeliers Weigh In on Wine Gimmicks, from Blue Wine to Rosé Forties

We asked three professional wine geeks about the year’s wackiest, most Instagram-forward trends, from fluorescent blue wine to rosé sold in forties. Their responses were as colorful as the wines themselves.

Roni Ginach, the sommelier at Michael’s Santa Monics, is at once fascinated and disgusted by the drink, first introduced to the market by the Spanish brand Gik in 2016.

 

5 Tips for Making the Best Mulled Wine Ever

Priya Krishna

Roni Ginach, the woman behind the wine list at Michael’s in Santa Monica, California, offers up her rules for making a holiday favorite: mulled wine.

 

DESSERT WINE IS THE NEW SCOTCH

Megan Krigbaum

Sommeliers are making a serious play for your after-dinner drink. Here are six styles to look for.

 

5 WINES TO PAIR….

Dan Dunn

 

SOMM’S LIST

June/July 2018

 

Sommelier Roni Ginach recommends a summer wine that goes with ‘salty skin and sunburns’

Dalene Rovenstine

It pairs pretty well with warm-weather foods as well

 

Night + Market’s Kris Yenbamroong talks where to shop for wine and where to find ‘the Richard Gere of the sushi world’

We love what Roni [Ginach] is doing with the program at Michael’s. It’s a very well-rounded [wine] list, with a reverence for tradition but an eye toward some new things as well. There is real vision with the list. It’s not a hipster wine list.

 

WINEFARE 2019: RONI GINACH, RONI SELECTS

Pamela Busch

Share information! Share resources!

 

WINING WITH RONI

Erica Iannitti and Kourtney Paranteau

Kourtney & Erica wonder over to their ex-coworker and current sommelier of Michaels in Santa Monica's house and talk wine. Roni Ginach sits down to talk natural wine, the service industry in L.A., bachelor degrees and dog bones!