It’s harvest time but that won’t stop some of our favorite winemakers and vignerons from personally showing up to share their wines at the Top 100—this coming Wednesday, October 17. I’m excited that so many friends will be on hand to pour their extraordinary wines.
Come and taste the best wines from our Wineries of the Year with the people who made them!
Hans Vinding Diers & Noemia Marone Cinzano (Bodega Noemia)
Alejandro Vigil (Catena Zapata)
Juan Pablo Michelini (Zorzal)
Felipe Marín (Casa Marín)
Rafael Urrejola (Undurraga)
Bruno Paillard (Bruno Paillard)
Frederic Rouzaud (Champagne Louis Roederer)
Yves Cuilleron (Les Vins de Vienne)
The dead arm fallen off some Halloween zombie costume last seen in the Adelaide Hills turned up in an accountant’s document case at Providence, a recording studio in Manhattan’s midtown west.
The black case was traveling with Chester Osborn, the golden-locked impresario of McLaren Vale, who stopped in New York City recently to celebrate one hundred years of survival at d’Arenberg. Hauled along by Kath, Osborn’s equally blond other half, the document case included other not-quite-alive denizens: green plastic lizards, red velvet hermit crabs, a pixie’s hat, a galvo garage sized for a hamster and his kin.
Osborn, who has made his living and his name on an ever-expanding portfolio of wines with fantastical names, was using the occasion to unveil . . . Continue reading →