Most memorable wine?
1988 Tenuta Dell'Ornellaia Masseto

What was your first wine?
Probably something sweet, German and in an opaque bottle

What’s your most unusual wine experience?
Drinking with John Priest winemaker at Etude Winery in Sonoma California. He is a bit of a character.

Which wine do you love at the moment?
2007 St. Clement Oroppas

Just over a year ago I started a food blog called Braised Blue. Now I am adapting that blog into a cookbook/memoir called Braised: Year One.