EDITORIAL The Best of Both Worlds - Old & New
This one is always fun for us to put together each year. The dichotomy of the two worlds of wine gives us so much to talk about and offer. In this issue, you will find information and education – The State of Your Club, Up-to-the-Minute Newsletter, the Masterpiece, an Old World/New World article, and a tribute to one of our favourite negotiants Bernard Perrin. Lots of advice on what to order – Opimian Suggests, Coups de Coeurs, and Cellar Up! Last and certainly not least, a plethora of exclusive, Master of Wine selected wines for you to order.
Your selection of Burgundy (get used to it being referred to as Bourgogne – France has passed a new law) remains second to none. From down under, back are Bec Hardy and Geoff Hardy, the Glover Family, and Chapman Grove. If you didn’t have a chance to try Te Mata last year, make sure to do so this year. These are world-class wines from one of New Zealand’s most famous estates, and we’re lucky to have them.
New wines are the new line: Sfera by Geoff Hardy, McHenry from Chapman Grove, and The Coterie from Glover. We’ve also added a Lot so that you can order all of the wines in Cellar Up! with a single click.
By all accounts, you the Members, are loving the variety, visual appeal, and depth of information in the Cellar. You can count on that to continue through this exciting Cellar season.
Cheers to all!
Greg & Michael