Posts tagged: Eola-Amity Hills

Master Sommelier & Top Burgundy Winemaker Rock the House

Lingua Franca was co-founded by Larry Stone Master Sommelier, David Honig, and Dominique Lafon (Domaine Lafon Winery) in 2015, inspired by the exceptional vineyard site in the Eola-Amity Hills that Larry bought in 2012. They soon hired Thomas Savre, a brilliant young winemaker with work experience at some of the best domaines in Burgundy and […]

Monday January 6th, 2020 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Master Sommelier & Top Burgundy Winemaker Rock the House

6 Barrel White Gem

  This reads more like a movie, but it is real!  In 2000 a young, restless winemaker Jimi Brooks who was a world-traveler with a love for Moto Guzzi bikes and old Land Rovers started his own winery after gaining experience at some other wineries.  Then in 2004 at age 38 he died of a […]

Wednesday May 4th, 2016 in , , , , , | Comments Off on 6 Barrel White Gem