- Mike is an Advanced Cicerone and the co-owner of Redfield Cider Bar & Bottle Shop in Oakland, California.
- In addition to Serious Eats, his work appears in the cider-industry zine MALUS.
- While he was co-director of the beverage program, the San Francisco restaurant Abbot's Cellar was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Bar Program in 2013.
Mike Reis an Advanced Cicerone and the co-owner of Redfield Cider Bar & Bottle Shop in Oakland, California, where he curates an ever-changing selection of cider, natural wine, and beer. His writing can be found here on Serious Eats and in the cider-industry zine MALUS, but he'd rather you come chat baseball and drink with him at his bar.
He's a beer and cider industry expert who has done sales for breweries, managed bars and restaurants, and worked in operations for a specialty beer and cider distributor. Under Mike's management, the beverage program at Abbot's Cellar was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award in 2013. In the same year, Mike was also named a Zagat 30 Under 30 beverage industry innovator to watch in the San Francisco Bay Area.
What is your desert island food?
"Buffalo wings with a tall glass of pilsner."
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