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Dinner and Tasting with Pierre Lurton of Cheval Blanc and Yquem

by Chuck Hayward

On Tuesday, Nov 6, JJ Buckley hosted a dinner with special guest Pierre Lurton, the director of Chateaux d'Yquem and Cheval Blanc. The dinner was held in Victor's Room on the 32nd Floor of the Westin St. Francis Hotel, looking out over the entire city of San Francisco. The food was prepared by renowned chef Michael Mina.

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April 4 - Lunch at Cheval Blanc

by Chuck Hayward

Today we had lunch at Cheval Blanc with Pierre Lurton, Director of Cheval Blanc as well as Chateau d’Yquem (the only director in Bordeaux to oversee two first growths). As you might expect…this was another worldly experience.

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