LAFITE FOR A QUEEN | Feeling royally blessed to have met some wonderful new friends last night who shared this bottle with me. This 2000 Carruades de Lafite…

UNI-QUE NEW YORK | Sea urchin two ways. Not pictured: Mind-blowing ayocote beans in smoky pumpkin sauce, Dauvissat, lady boner. . . #wine #food #nyc #newyork #travel #restaurant…

AIN’T IT GRAND | Happy as a clam in the Big Apple 😎🐚🍺🍎🗽 . . #food #wine #beer #nyc #newyork #oyster #clam #cherrystone #rawbar #grandcentral #vvv via Instagram…

KILLER B | Altesino DOCG Brunello di Montalcino 2004 A gentle fridge shock on this bottle prior to serving awakened this sleeping beauty. Ginseng, sarsaparilla, dried red currants…

HOLIDAY #GOALS | See you in 2017! . . . #felixvallotton #laparesse #laziness #vacation #holiday #christmas #nye2017 #vvv #art via Instagram http://ift.tt/2ipL686

ONE x ONE | May as well go a little baller for solo Xmas Eve snacktime before I fly home for the holidays. I bellied up to the…

MISTRALL THE FUN | Self actualization is being able to make a Cornas of oneself and be cool with it . . #cornas #rhone #syrah #chapoutier #mistral #wine…

GRAMONA SATURDAY NIGHT | For the acid hounds, here is a lovely contrarian response to a request for a “weird & wonderful” wine recommendation. Thanks @natemorrell !! ….

FRITZ 1946-2016 | My heart is saddened immensely today by the passing of my friend Fritz Hasselbach, head of the family who owns Weingut Gunderloch. Fritz died yesterday…

A SNIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK | Gathering Sangiovese grapes from Row 5 of the experimental vineyard . . . #vvv #tuscany #toscana #italy #italia #travel #wanderlust #castelgiocondo…

FRESCOBALDI AL FRESCO | Work team dinner with winemaker Filippo Manni on top of the hill of Montalcino . . . #italy #italia #lucedellavite #luce #montalcino #werk #winecation…

SANCERRE, SANS SOUÇI � I don’t often drink Sauvignon Blanc, but when it’s Vacheron… Twist my arm. Silex or bust 🌿🗿🍋🚬 . . . #sancerre #wine #sauvignonblanc #silex…

XI-RO TO 100 | 🇬🇷 The Grecophilia continued… . . #greekwine #winesofgreece #xinomavro #wine #roditis #ligas #winebar #montreal #restaurant #yul #naturalwine #greece #greek #vvv #latergram via Instagram http://ift.tt/2aoMXVd