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Gian Luca Fusetto is both the sommelier and general manager of 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA Shanghai. Originally from Pavia, Italy, Fusetto has worked in top restaurants in Europe and China, including the Dorchester in London, Principe di Savoia in Milan and Grand Hotel di Rimini on Italy’s Adriatic coast. Prior to joining 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo, Fusetto managed the acclaimed Ristorante Sadler in Beijing. For the cellar at 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA Shanghai, he has curated a broad list that spans Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Spain, South Africa, Lebanon, New Zealand, Australia, the United States, Chile, Argentina and China. At least 15 wines are served by the glass.