Journalist, wine lover, food freak, and occasional cigar smoker whose day job is a wine critic.
See 2008 Mouton label from Xu Lei.
Cuban sandwich at Cafe Oriente La Habana.
Sunday breakfast in Havana...espresso and pastries.
Nephew went to @bloodintowine after Pinche Tacos in LA. Jealous.
Wide Churchill compared to Short Churchill. Like the former better than latter. Both outstanding.
Smoking a few 100-pointers with friends tonight. Legendary Cohiba Riserva!
Makes you feel warm and fuzzy.
Love new cars too. Girlfriend driving black beast in Italy a few days ago.
Love classic cars. Buddy Thomas today in his 280 Merc driving through Hong Kong.
Received this from Lucien Le Moine. Ripening grapes in Clos de la Roche. Mounir says it could be UNE VRAIE ANNEE DU SIECLE EN BOURGOGNE if the weather holds out. Exciting news.
Just received this from Luca Sanjust of Petrolo. Freshly picked Merlot in Galatrona vineyard. 2009 is shaping up nicely in Tuscany!
Me making wine in Vaele de Guadalupe, Mexico last year in September. I hate it that I am going to miss this year's harvest. Such good Grenache and Carignan there! Old vines stuff.
Me and Roberto Voerzio in his vineyards last week below La Morra in Piedmont.
Made it on the cover of Nazione yesterday at Fiorentina versus Milan City match. Viola lost 2-0! Oh well...
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