Episode 61 - Cappie Peete Chapman of AC Restaurants
They call her “The Young Gun Somm,” and this episode with Cappie Peete Chapman is a blaze of glory. We discuss her origins in the wine world all the way back to being a South Carolina Gamecock, to eventually learning how to run beverage programs for James Beard Award winning chef
Sean Brock when she was at McCrady’s in Charleston, SC. Cappie has come full circle back to her native North Carolina when another James Beard award winning chef Ashley Christensen lured her to Raleigh to run beverage for AC Restaurant Group.
Cappie dishes information on how to pair wines with Mexican food when she was creating the beverage program for Minero and also gives insight on how a relatively young person can successfully manage people. Grab a glass of vino, listen and learn!