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2016 BEST State Store Employee

Rob Peters, Ardmore Wine & Spirits

This a joke, right? Nope, not when it comes to Peters, who holds certifications from the Society of Wine Educators and the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, among other organizations, and teaches at the Restaurant School. Main Line mavens swear by his recommendations for the best wine to pair with everything from boeuf bourguignon to tacos to pho.

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2015 BEST Wine Guy

Tim Kweeder at Petruce et al.

By day he lobbies for consumer-friendly reform. By night he conducts adventures through unheralded varietals, unsulfured bottles and otherwise offbeat wines at Petruce. But Kweeder’s best quality is a mind that’s equally open to both modern fashions and almost unthinkably outre notions — like the possibility that a year-old beaujolais nouveau (!) could end up… Read more »