A long overdue post

After months of being busier than ever, I realized that I haven’t shared much more than a Facebook tag here and there about all of the great experiences and wines I’ve come across.
Some highlights of the last year:
Mas La Plana Vertical tasting
Cristal dinner with Ordre des Couteaux
James Halliday’s visit, tastings and taking him to the tailor
A great bottle of Palmer 99 at Amber with awesome company
A disappointing bottle of Lafite, followed by an amazing one.
Seña vertical tasting blind against the Premier Crus, winning every hand!
A great Icon Dinner with Eduardo and Jeannie
Train ride with Angelo and Gaia, and several fantastic meals
Incredible dinner with Seba and the Marchese in Verona with Craig
Dinner in Venice on a piazza with the wife and Venice’s most charming Maitre d’
1990 Grand Sendree and Ca’Marcanda with great friends in Chicago at Perennial Virant
Awesome Dinner with Palme d’or, Sauzet Montrachet, 89 Guigal La Landonne, 82 Leoville Las Cases and 88 Y’Quem at David and Lisa’s house
1993 Sori Tildin
1989 Sori San Lorenzo and a cask strength Macallan.
Vinitaly
Wine Future unofficial tastings with Angelo, Gaia, Eduardo, and Miguel as well as Parker and Robinson
1980 Veuve with Herve at Amber
1990 Krug, 96 Clos de Mesnil and 2006 Ornellaia at Otto e Mezzo
5 guys, 2- Macallan 12, 2 18, and a 25, woof!
Pieropan with Jacques at Amber.
Conundrum, plumpjack and Pahlmeyer in Dtw

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  1. Lisa Zimbler

    What a great idea to start a blog and recall your year of fine wines, spirits, cuisine and company along the way! Love it!

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