How to Taste Wine in 8 Steps By Daniel Johnnes, Wine Director for Daniel Boulud’s Dinex Group and Founder of La Paulée American Express Card Members joined sommelier/founder of La Paulée, Daniel Johnnes, to taste wines curated by some of San Francisco’s top sommeliers! Put these tips to use at La Paulée de San Francisco for the Wine 101. Click here to learn more about locations and dates. Must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.