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James Beard Awards 2015 Semi-Finalists for Wine Country

Semi-finalists for the James Beard Awards 2015 are announced. See what Wine Country food + wine pros get the nod.

Kathleen Weber of Della Fattoria in Petaluma was named semi-finalist for the 2015 James Beard Awards
Kathleen Weber of Della Fattoria in Petaluma was named semi-finalist for the 2015 James Beard Awards
Kathleen Weber of Della Fattoria in Petaluma was named semi-finalist for the 2015 James Beard Awards
Kathleen Weber of Della Fattoria in Petaluma was named semi-finalist for the 2015 James Beard Awards

The James Beard Award Semi-Finalists were announced today, noting the country’s food and wine professionals — from chefs and restauranteurs to wine and spirits programs.

Here are our Wine Country contenders. Winners will be announced on March 24, 2015

Outstanding baker
Edmund and Kathleen Weber, Della Fattoria, Petaluma, CA

Outstanding Restaurateur
Cindy Pawlcyn, Napa, CA (Mustards Grill and Cindy’s Back Street Kitchen)

Outstanding Wine Program
Press, St. Helena, CA
La Toque, Napa, CA

Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional
Ted Lemon, Littorai Wines, Sebastopol, CA
Steve Matthiasson, Matthiasson Wines, Napa, CA

See all the semi-finalists, including dozens from around the Bay Area. Congrats to everyone.

Editor’s Note: Travel, dining and wine tasting can be complicated right now. Use our inspirational ideas to plan ahead for your next outing, be it this week or next year. If you visit restaurants, wineries, and other businesses during the pandemic, remember to call ahead, make reservations, wear a mask and social distance.

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  1. Della Fattoria is a gem! Their Meyer lemon bread may be the best in the country! I should know having gone “bread tasting” just about everywhere! We are so blessed in Sonoma County for having the best breads anywhere!

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