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Expat Diaries: Sébastien Auvet, Vin sur Vingt Wine Bars

Sébastien Auvet is nothing short of a New York wine legend. Born and raised in Paris, Auvet began his hospitality career at the renowned Parisian bistro group, Bertrand. After moving to New York twenty years ago, Auvet is now the proud owner of not one, but eight wine bar locations across New York City and Washington DC—meaning he knows a thing or two about starting a business abroad. Get to know Sébastien, his wine bars, and his biggest pieces of advice via our exclusive Expat Diaries interview with him below.