Matthew Kaner is a 16+ year veteran of the wine world with more than 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry as a whole. As a passionate wine expert and entrepreneur Matthew has had his hand in the development of multiple world-class restaurants including opening Los Feliz's Bar Corvell in 2010, an innovative establishment introducing a new spin on wine. Not too soon after in 2015 he opened Augustine Wine Bar, which has been named Best Wine Bar in America by Food & Wine Magazine and continues to get critical acclaim for its Vintage Collection of wines. Matthew has had a fulfilling career of accomplishments and recognition, including being named one of the Sommeliers of the Year by Food & Wine Magazine in 2013. In 2019 Wine Enthusiast Magazine named him to the 40 Under 40 Tastemakers list.