Louie's Wine Dive



Patrick M. – Owner Operator

Patrick was born in Miami, Florida but now considers himself a Minneapolis native. Patrick has lived and cooked all over the great nation and the Louie's Wine Dive menu is a reflection of his travels and experience.

Timothy O. – Wine Director

Snow cone fresh to Uptown Minneapolis is certified Sommelier Timothy L. O’Neal. For the past decade, O’Neal has resided in Kansas City Missouri earning numerous accolades for his work as a Wine Director. Nominated for three consecutive years, O’Neal was honored as Sommelier of the year in 2012 as awarded by Kansas City Magazine. As a published wine writer, he has written for Santé and penned multiple features for the wine trade publication Sommelier Journal – one garnering a national gold Eddy writing award. O’Neal is a specialist in producing wine dinners that have earned national attention – specifically his Iron Sommelier series, which is nothing shy of an interactive dining extravaganza. A frugal wine consumer himself, O’Neal prides himself on unearthing over performing offerings and sharing them with all who dine at Louie’s Wine Dive. On relocating to Minneapolis, O’Neal quips, “A decades’ worth of dust on my speed skates is about to squall right off.”