After a legendary NFL career that included a Super Bowl victory with the St. Louis Rams in 2000, Dick Vermeil turned his hobby of winemaking into a thriving business. The focus of Vermeil Wines is Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons, but Vermeil Winery has also introduced Bordeaux-style blends, a Cabernet Franc, and a single-vineyard Zinfandel.

Chef Sylva Senat is one of Philadelphia’s most celebrated executive chefs, running kitchens known for high-quality ingredients, key flavor combinations and exceptional technique. After a star turn last year on Bravo’s “Top Chef,” he opened Maison 208 this year in Washington Square.

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