When you’re the wine director at a restaurant that’s received as many accolades as State Bird Provisions in San Francisco, you’ve got your work cut out for you. Marc Glassberg is a Culinary Institute of America-trained chef and sommelier who has worked at some of the most prestigious restaurants in the world. Glassberg has spent the last two years as the Wine Director at San Francisco restaurant State Bird Provisions. Tune in to this week’s episode of In the Drink as Joe Campanale chats with Marc about his work at one of the hottest restaurants in America. Find out his pairing philosophy, the mission behind his wine list and some drinks he’s been enjoying lately. This program was brought to you by Michters.



“Everything comes to you in carts and trays. The guest has so many options and flavors you can engage with your whole meal so as a result I wanted to make sure you could say the same thing about the wine.” [07:00]


“I’m constantly changing the list to make sure I’m not only putting wines on the list that match the cuisine, but also including wines people are familiar with and want to drink.” [08:00]


–Marc Glassberg on In the Drink