ABOUT TERRA AND VINEITALIAN MEDITERRANEAN INSPIRED FARE
Terra & Vine offers casual, rustic Mediterranean fare with an Italian emphasis, showcasing the region’s bright, bold flavors and seasonal ingredients. The menu at Terra & Vine features a variety of sides, shareable dishes and large plates, including
Terra & Vine features four distinct private dining rooms that can accommodate groups from 10-140, perfect for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner and cocktail receptions for any occasion.
Proprietor & Master Sommelier
Born and raised in Monterey, California, it was only natural that Alpana Singh would develop an interest in wine. Her family owned an ethnic grocery store in Monterey where she worked at an early age; a life experience that she credits for her present day work ethic. While waiting tables in college, she discovered her love for wine and found that it combined her varied interests of traveling, history
For ten seasons, Alpana served as the host of the Emmy Award-winning restaurant review television show, Check, Please!, which airs weekly in Chicago on the PBS station WTTW Channel 11. She appeared frequently on the station’s nightly news program, Chicago Tonight, where she answered viewer questions regarding wine and spirits in her ongoing segment, Ask Alpana. Nationally, Alpana has appeared on The Today Show and Food Network’s Iron Chef America as well as in numerous publications including Newsweek, Food & Wine, Wine Spectator, Bon Appetit, and The New York Times. Most recently she received the 2013 Sommelier of the Year Wine Star award from Wine Enthusiast and was also named one of Food & Wine’s Sommeliers of the Year in 2013.