April 14, 2015 0 comments Articles & Reviews, By Jonathan Cristaldi

Way, Way, Way Up: Tasting Wine with a Billionaire at 30,000 Feet

This is the story of the time I—along with a small group of the most powerful wine buyers in Las Vegas—was invited to join Terry Peabody, owner of Craggy Range winery, aboard his private jet. It was a sunny Tuesday, a week before Thanksgiving, and we were still in Las Vegas aboard Peabody’s Falcon 7X Jet on an executive tarmac around 10am. We had a reservation for lunch in Pebble Beach at noon, and later that same evening a dinner reservation back in Vegas at db Brasserie in The Venetian. This was the big idea: experience wine at different elevations with only one rule: Try not to let go of your wine glass.

That rule was truly important because the glasses were heavy crystal goblets that looked like this… keep reading on FirstWeFeast.com.

[This article first appeared on First We Feast on March 19, 2015]

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