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Augur Wine CO

EST. 2016

NAMED AFTER THE GOOD OMENS, THE FORETELLING’S OF GREAT EVENTS, AND IN DEEP HOMAGE TO HIS INTUITIVE AND CLAIRVOYANT MOM - AUGUR WINE CO. - IS THE PERSONAL WINE PROJECT OF THE HIGHLY DECORATED WINE AND BEVERAGE PROFESSIONAL MAZ NABA.

AUGUR WINE CO. FOCUSES ON SOURCING SINGLE VINEYARD AND APPELLATION FRUIT FROM COOL CLIMATE AND COASTAL VINEYARD SITES WHICH ARE PRACTICING OR ARE CERTIFIED ORGANIC. THE APPROACH IN THE CELLAR AND WINEMAKING PRACTICE IS WITH A MINIMALISTIC INTERVENTION STYLE, HIGHLIGHTING THE HIGH QUALITY OF LESSER KNOWN VARIETALS AND COOLER VINEYARD SITES AGAINST THE OVER EXECUTION AND OVER PRODUCTION OF THE WINES.

A LESS IS MORE ETHOS IS THE CORE VALUE AND VISION OF AUGUR WINE CO.

NAMED AS ONE OF THE 2016 WINE ENTHUSIASTS 40 UNDER 40 TASTEMAKERS, MAZ IS ALSO THE FOUNDER OF A RESTAURANT CONSULTING COMPANY NAMED À LA HAUTEUR CONSULTING (FORMERLY WAXWING CONSULTING) FOCUSING ON WINE AND BEVERAGE PROGRAMS, SERVICE AND OPERATIONS, MENU CONCEPTS AND DESIGNS, ETC. AS A CURRENT AND FORMER WINE DIRECTOR AND SOMMELIER, MAZ HAS BEEN INTEGRAL IN CREATING WINE LISTS AND PROGRAMS FOR SAN FRANCISCO’S FINEST MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS INCLUDING NICORICH TABLE, COI, MISTER JIU’S, AND NIGHTBIRD  

 
 
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