Location: Charleston, SC
Establishment: Communion Wine Club LLC
Why he's a big deal: Patrick is a member of The Local Palate wine panel and is a certified specialist of wine (CWS). He attained his “Advanced” level of sommelier certification with the Court of Master Sommeliers an is also the founder of the Communion Wine Club and a founding member of the Charleston chapter of the US Bartenders' Guild. His restaurant wine lists have been awarded 28 Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence” since his tenure began.