Paul Botamer
Wine Director

Every wine has a story, and Paul Botamer is an expert storyteller. He has been talking about wine, from its history to its complex flavors, for more than 25 years. He has shared this knowledge in some of the nation’s top restaurants, including Fearing’s, where he currently serves as director of wine.
Botamer is recognized as an Advanced Sommelier by Court Master Sommeliers and is currently studying to take the Master exam. He is a member of the Society of Wine Educators, recognized as one of the Best Sommeliers in DFW by CBS DFW, and has been featured in several renowned publications including, Wine Enthusiast, D Magazine and Wine Spectator.
As Director of Wine at Fearing’s Restaurant, Botamer oversees the restaurant’s beverage program featuring an extensive wine and spirits menu which is served in all seven of the restaurant’s distinct atmospheres, including the private 6,000 bottle Wine Cellar. Botamer is responsible for the creation and execution of unique special event beverage menus, including wine dinners with some of the nation’s top wine makers; past participants include Kevin Buckler of Adobe Road and Randy Lewis of Lewis Cellars.
The success of Fearing’s receiving countless accolades from notable local, regional, national and international publications is in large part of Botamer’s efforts. He joined Fearing’s opening team in 2007 from The Mansion on Turtle Creek and previously at Mary Elaine’s at the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. Throughout his career, Botamer has been a member of teams recognized with the Wine Spectator’s Grand Award, AAA Five-Diamond Award, nomination for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Wine Service in the Country: 2001, 2003 and 2004, and a No. 1 Hotel Dining ranking by the prestigious Zagat Survey.
An avid reader and history buff, Botamer enjoys traveling to vineyards across the world to continue sharpening his education in the field.
Phone 214.922.4848
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Sunday Brunch
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