It is with heavy hearts that we announce that David Reynolds, co-founder of Reynolds & Buckley, suffered a fatal heart attack in his London family home on Saturday, December 7. David spent the last 30 years helping non-profits around the country revolutionize their approach to fundraising auctions. He was a visionary and he was larger than life. We are all better for having known him.
This wine brought to you by ... retired teachers
New York-based TIAA-CREF (the initials stand for Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association and College Retirement Equities Fund) owns more than 20,000 acres of vineyards, which in turn produce grapes for more than 190 vintners, including Stag's Leap, Cakebread Cellars, Robert Mondavi, Sutter Home, and others.
The Rise of the American "Somm"
The reinvention of the wine professional has resulted in a new brand of next-gen swagger, complete with a revamped lexicon and liberal arts degree. Francis Percival tracks the American transition from "sommelier" to "somm."