South Africa Comes Of Age: Winemaker Ntsiki Biyela Opened My Eyes To What It Could Produce

This is a photo of my friend, Ntsiki Biyela from Stellekaya. I met her six years ago this month. I think it was on January 18. I had written a long article for the magazine Gourmet Retailer on South African wines and they found me through that piece. I organized a few press events for... Continue Reading →

Winery of the Week: Chateau d’Arsac in Bordeaux

At a tasting in New York in April, I was introduced to the owner of the Chateau d'Arsac and their vast selection of wines, including those from the Winemakers' Collection. Chateau d'Arsac is one of the oldest estates in the Medoc. The estate went through a series of trials and tribulations in the past centuries... Continue Reading →

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