7×7 Magazine
    In the ongoing trend of chefs thinking outside the box, Saison—a Sunday night “restaurant” put on by Kris Esqueda, former Michael Mina sommelier Mark Bright and chef Joshua Skenes—has been luring diners from all over the city to a urban-cool space tucked behind the Stable Café in the Mission District.
    Wine Country
    When I first met Mark Bright several years ago, I was struck by the way the twentysomething wine guru seemed wise beyond his years…
    FoodGal.com
    The definition of “restaurant” is changing in these challenging times. The tiny, 25-seat space is open only on Sundays for two dinner seatings, but is expected to add Saturday dinner service in another month or so.
    San Francisco Chronicle
    Despite being younger than some of the wines they pour, youthful sommeliers are energizing the Bay Area dining scene…”They always ask: Are you even old enough to drink?”…
    7×7 Magazine
    Wine etiquette? Forget Ms. Manners. SF’s sommeliers tell us what to do…
    Tablehopper
    Mark Bright’s career began at the ripe age of 17, where he trained under the master sommeliers at Aqua at the Bellagio. After becoming a sommelier at age 21…
    Food & Wine Magazine
    According to Mark Bright, a former Michael Mina sommelier…
    SF Gate
    Named the sommelier at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas on his 21st birthday, Chicago-born Mark Bright has become one of the Bay Area’s most coveted young wine pros since relocating here two years ago…