Sommelier Kirk Peterson joins Ira on “Talk About Las Vegas” tonight at 8

Sommelier Kirk Peterson, beverage director for the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group (and one of only 34 certified Italian Wine Ambassadors in the U.S.) joins Ira David Sternberg on “Talk About Las Vegas With Ira,” tonight at 8 on KUNV-FM (91.5) and online at After the show airs, it is posted at

Peterson talks about wine’s evolution in Las Vegas, growing up in rural Nevada, his recent role as one of only 34 Italian Wine Ambassadors in the United States (certified through Vinitaly) and most importantly, why you don’t need to smell the cork in a restaurant.