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Tony PoerBrand Ambassador

Name: Tony Poer
Hometown: Pasadena, California
Been at Miner since: January 2023
Why the wine industry? It more or less chose me when I was 23, working as a garçon at Willi’s Wine bar in Paris.
Favorite part of your job: Getting to hear from winemakers and grape growers about how they do what they do, then creating stories around this information.
Last meal: Lyonnaise salad, duck confit, clafoutis. And wine. 
Little known fact about you: I can’t whistle. 
If you could have one superpower, what would it be? To be a virtuoso whistler. 
You love: Jazz, Oxford commas, and going to the movies. 
You hate: Rummikub, jicama, and the Houston Astros — not necessarily in that order.
Hidden talent: Sandwich-making. 
Favorite wine/varietal: Unfair question, but probably Côte-Rôtie and syrah.
You’re a die hard: Dodgers fan.
Best quote: “Language is a tool that allows us to interrogate wines.” – Dr. Jamie Goode