What do you do when you want to ratchet up the authenticity of your wine bar, which just happens to have the name “Sangria?” You bring in the experts.
Owners Robert and Colleen Mann of Sangria Wine and Tapas Bar in Carmel Valley Village, recently hired the talented and engaging Pablo Antinao, as the new general manager. He is a long time Monterey resident, who originally hails from Los Angeles, Chile, a city of around 3,000. Antinao, a social worker by trade, who decided to pursue his real passion in the wine industry, joins Sangria from the recently shuttered Bakai, a wine bar concept he helped establish in Monterey in 2016.
Antinao, whose background includes working at Hotel Del Lago, a five-star hotel and restaurant in Chile, credits his father, … Read More