DSWE A+ TOUR MAKES FINAL STOP
IN NEW YORK CITY
On April 18
th
, Domaine Select Wine Estates’ 2013
A+ Tour (established in 2008) made its final stop
at New York’s Rouge Tomate restaurant. The tour
showcased producers that align with DSWE’s Moon
Minimal Intervention (MMI) Manifesto. Members of
the trade participated in “round table” tastings with
the winemakers. Other stops were San Francisco
and Chicago.
1.
Stew Leonard, Kim Leonard, Paolo Domeneghetti
and Allison Domeneghetti, both DSWE
2.
Alex Kristancic, Movia; Eulogio Pomares, Zarate; Marinella Camerani,
Corte Sant’Alda; Nicolas Joly; and Anton Iby, Iby
3.
Event attendees
4.
Joe Losardo and Bradley Groper, DSWE with Averna Fiat
THE 20
TH
ANNUAL SINGLE MALT SCOTCH
EXTRAVAGANZA TAKES NEW YORK
The 20
th
annual Single Malt and Scotch Whisky
Extravanganza was held in New York City on April
9
th
. The event was put on by the Scotch Malt Whis-
ky Society of America.
1.
Guests sample Glenmorangie
2.
SMWSA President Alan Shayne with Scott Stevens, Chris Watt,
The Dalmore; and Nicholas Pollacchi, The Whisky Dog
3.
The whisky panel led by Alan Shayne: Evan and Gregor Cattanach,
Ricky Crawford, David Blackmore, Simon Brooking, Andy Nash,
Gardner Dunn and Ross Graham
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TOWN
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VODKILA OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES
WITH PARTY AT EVR
On April 8
th
, TR Luxury and Vodkila kicked off the of-
ficial launch of Vodkila with a party at New York’s EVR.
Guests enjoyed the upbeat event featuring cocktails
with the vodka-and-tequila-mixed spirit, including cre-
ations like the “Vodkila Rita” and “Vodkila Volcano.”
1.
J. Alexander Martin, F.U.B.U. owner
2.
Vodkila girls
3.
Benny the Jeweler and Anthony Armstead, Vodkila
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