A couple of exciting things have happened over the last few weeks: I was accepted into the Les Dames d’Escoffier. I along with esteemed colleagues are among the Bright and Shining New Members selected by Nominations Chair Joanne Hayes and the membership committee and heartily approved by the Board of Directors. I'm thrilled to be... Continue Reading →
Today's post is really just a link to an article that I wrote on investing in Bordeaux for the Financial Times. The insert came out today and has many articles on the topic, including this one by me.
I just came back from three days in Oklahoma where I was participating in "Italy Week 2011." Italy week consisted of a number of wonderful events including a gala dinner where I did a Tuscan wine tasting paired with Italian cheeses. The cheese monger, Bailey Schreier of Forward Foods, made me want to move to... Continue Reading →
I'm totally immature about my birthday. Every year it's the same thing. I love my birthday the way I did when I was a little kid. I love to celebrate, I love presents and flowers and good wine and friends. This birthday I celebrated with old friends, family, special people, clients and some new friends... Continue Reading →
My wine of the week is a South African Shiraz 2007 from Muratie Estate. I was shocked to find that I kept going back for more of this wine during the England vs. USA world cup match. I was invited to a lovely party by Wines of South Africa to watch the game. While we... Continue Reading →
It has been a very long time coming but here is a podcast that I did late last year with Terence Hughes of Domenico Selections on aging wines Dom and the som Sorry Terry that it has taken me so long to edit this. This project is a work in progress. The next podcasts will... Continue Reading →