March 24, 2020: On this day, the book Wine Girl: The Trials and Victories of America’s Youngest Sommelier was published. Victoria James was 21 years old when the restaurant she was employed for as a sommelier earned a Michelin Star. The book recounts her struggles with the gendered biases of the food service industry, abusive management, and more as she developed her career to contribute to her health and well-being, rather than detract from it.

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