It’s hard to believe: I haven’t been on a plane since my last trip to NYC in May 2013.
Paternity leave has been so awesome but the time has come to hit the road again and bring home some of that bacon.
I’m thrilled to share the news that I’ll be speaking at a dinner at Jaynes Gastropub in San Diego on Tuesday, September 17.
We’ll be pouring some of my favorite wines, including Cantele, Venica, and Produttori del Barbaresco. And I will be digging into my cellar for some 2001 Produttori del Barbaresco crus to share that evening as well.
It’s always a night to remember at Jaynes, one of our favorite restaurants in the States and our home-away-from-home (Tracie P and I had our wedding reception there in 2010).
The best way to reserve is OpenTable.
You never know who you’ll bump into at Sotto (I’ll never forgot pouring Anne Hathawy a glass of Cantele 2009 Salice Salentino! For reals!) and it’s so much fun when I visit: a lot of “wine folks” come out and we always crack open something incredible (we’ll be debuting our secret stash of Luigi Tecce that night, btw).
If you happen to be in Southern California that week, please come out and say hello and taste… I’d love to taste with you.
As the great Italian wine writer Marco Arturi says, wine is a pretext for us to be together and for us to say “we”…