One wine professional's epiphany: Go your own way
|The author in 1995: one of our yearly "Barrel Zinfandel" nights (this one enhanced with a local reggae band in the dining room of the original Roy's Restaurant in Honolulu); re Not Your Daddy's Zin|
|The author in 1999 with acclaimed winemaker Riccardo Cotarella in Umbria, source of white and red "house wines" for Roy's restaurants|
|In Umbria's Sportoletti estate; a favorite producer of Grechetto and Sangrantino|
|When we were young (Jan. 1990): with Roy's staff following celebration of our first year anniversary|
Don’t do what I did, and don’t do what anyone else tells you you’re supposed to be doing. But unless you’re going your own way, chances are you’re not really achieving something special.
|More 1999: Roy's New York opening party with Chuck Furugya MS and Joshua Wesson|