Randy Caparoso is a full-time wine journalist who lives in Lodi, California.
Randy puts bread (and wine) on the table as the Editor-at-Large and Bottom Line columnist for The SOMM Journal, and currently blogs and does social media for Lodi Winegrape Commission's lodiwine.com. He also contributes editorial to The Tasting Panel magazine; and in the past, he has bylined a biweekly wine column for his hometown newspaper The Honolulu Advertiser (from 1981 to 2002).
In a prior incarnation (1988 to 2001), he was a multi-award winning founding partner of the Roy’s family of restaurants, where he was VP/Corporate Wine Director, opening 28 restaurants from Hawai`i to New York. As a restaurateur, he was named Santé’s first Wine & Spirits Professional of the Year (1988) and Restaurant Wine’s Wine Marketer of the Year (1992 and 1998). Please feel free to contact Randy at [email protected].
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