Above: The $40k magnum of 1945 Petrus at my friend and client Tony’s restaurant in Houston.
These days, it seems I can’t get out of bed without someone being pissed off about something I wrote on this blog or that.
My post this morning for the Houston Press, Houston’s 10 Best Destinations for Wine, already has the angry emails and comments flying into my inbox.
Anyway, for what it’s worth, I’m trying to show what a vibrant and growing wine scene we have there.
As my friend and client Tony, who’s been the city’s leading restaurateur for nearly fifty years, said to me this morning when we spoke by phone, “people don’t realize what a great community of wine connoisseurs we have here in Houston.”
For what it’s worth, here’s the link.
Hey, I guess it could be worse. I could have Eric Asimov’s job.