I have known Jack Daniels and his partner the late Win Wilson since my earliest days as a sommelier. It was my great honor to be the first recipient of the Wilson-Daniels Master Sommelier Scholarship when I was studying for that test, and to work on the sommelier team for the historic Domaine de la […]
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If you have tuned in to our other shows you know that John is a great blind taster. Can he pick out the Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet versus the Macon-Verze? My money’s on him! Either way I’m a winner, because he’s demonstrating his absolutely perfect pan-seared halibut preparation to taste with the wines. If you have access to great Alaskan halibut, this is the way to cook it. Let us know what you think!
We mourn the passing on May 10, 2018 of Napa Valley wine icon Koerner Rombauer, founder of Rombauer Vineyards, and also celebrate a life steeped in family, philanthropy, mentoring others, and the joy of wine and food. My husband John and I first met Koerner while he was doing something he did a lot: raising money for worthy causes.
It is a big week on my home turf, gearing up for Auction Napa Valley 2018. This community effort led by the Napa Valley Vintners raises money for local community health care and education–$180 million since the first auction in 1981! I am so proud to be part of a community that leverages our globally famous wines to take care of our own right here.