Author Archives: Aliye Melton

Curvature: Wine with a Purpose

Christie Kerr's Curvature

One of the most successful professional female golfers of all time, Cristie Kerr has two additional passions: fine wine and fighting breast cancer. Touring the world on the pro golf circuit, Christie developed a unique love affair with wine and would one day like to become a sommelier. After watching her grandmother, mother and aunt fight breast cancer, Cristie sought ... Read More »

In Memoriam: Baroness Philippine de Rothschild

Philippine de Rothschild in the theater

In great sadness, the Rothschild family announced the passing of the family matriarch, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild on Saturday, at age 80. The grand dame of Bordeaux and a wine-industry powerhouse, Madame de Rothschild – as she preferred to be called – was president of the supervisory board and controlling shareholder of the house of Baron Philippe de Rothschild. Included ... Read More »

Producer Profile: Wind Gap Wines

Wind Gap Wines

A sommelier turned winemaker, Pax Mahle first garnered attention for his bold and muscular red PAX wines. Drawn to the pure expression and easy to drink style of wines produced from grapes grown in cooler vineyards, Mahle began to seek out new vineyards and opportunities. Striving not for the “perfect wine” but rather an honest, authentic and compelling wine, the ... Read More »

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