As featured in LA Times/Daily Dish: Talking wine with Mission Wine's Chris Meeske S. Irene Virbilia writes:"Head sommelier at Patina for a decade, Chris Meeske opened Mission Wines —
with his former boss Joachim Splichal as investor — in 2004. Meeske
says people like to joke, telling him, “You were a sommelier before it
was cool to be a sommelier.” But after 15 years working the floor at
night, he was ready to try something else. Meeske's South Pasadena shop is laid out with sections for various
wine regions and within those categories, something at every price
point. His deep knowledge of wine, honed at Patina and at Charlie
Trotter’s in Chicago, informs his buying decisions. He’s also great at
matching food and wine. Tell him what you’re making for dinner and he’ll
come up with the perfect wine..." (04/06/2015)Read full article on LATimes.com
Mission Wines is a classic, hands-on, service-oriented wine shop.
We are committed to exposing our customers to new and interesting
wines that are outstanding examples of grape variety, place and style.
Our boutique wine shop specializes in small production, hand crafted,
artisan wines from around the world.