Posts tagged "Sean Thackrey"
Sean Thackrey @ St. Anselm

Sean Thackrey @ St. Anselm

Sean Thackrey is America’s coolest wine maker.  Now there are a bunch of wine personalities out there, but Sean is the coolest and most interesting, and his wines are insane and different, yet totally likeable and delicious.  They are different most especially in that they reach a place of interest that few other wines do...
Top 10 Wines of 2011.

Top 10 Wines of 2011.

Okay, well forget top ten, let’s make it a baker’s dozen while we’re at it.  No particular order, I will just list them youngest to oldest according to vintage.  There are some reds, some young, some old, a white, a rosé, and even a non vintage number.  Just wines that kept me thinking throughout the...
Pleiades

Pleiades

Sean H. Thackrey.  Vintner.  Bolinas, California.  So reads the label on a bottle of “Pleiades” XVIII Old Vines California Red.  It is a creation by the hand of California’s most interesting wine maker, Sean Thackrey.  There is not a lot of information out there on the inter-web about Sean Thackrey.  In fact, his website doesn’t...
"The absence of defects is not the presence of virtues."

“The absence of defects is not the presence of virtues.”

Click on the image to see a fantastic interview with Sean Thackrey!
"Magnum" Opus - Roast Suckling Pig Dinner @ The Breslin

“Magnum” Opus – Roast Suckling Pig Dinner @ The Breslin

So once again I had the pleasure of attending another great wine dinner thrown by master bespoke tailor Duncan Quinn and Justin Christoph of the Acker Merrall and AC Reisling fame.  We dined at The Breslin at the Ace Hotel here in Manhattan.  The center piece of the evening was an entire roast suckling pig...