No sniffing or swirling involved here. Just a little game to check what brand of know-it-all you are – full-bodied or a light weight? This round of jeopardy is Wine Country Notables for $500? And the answer is -.
1) People know this power broker as anything but ordinary. Opinionated, yes. Temperamental, you bet. While it’s rare for someone to own a mountain, this man owns broad swaths of several, landholder to some of the steepest real estate in Sonoma and Napa counties.
With a net worth of $1.8 billion, this gentleman first hit Forbes’ list of billionaires in 2,000.In Wine Country he’s best known for producing the sweeter-styled chardonnay called Kendall-Jackson.
Who is — ?
1) An avid wine-lover, this power broker has become a regular at the annual Sonoma Paradiso. This gentleman acquired the Vintage Lane Winery in
Glen Ellen in 2002. The Pixar animator is well known for the animation films the “Incredibles,” “Monsters Inc.,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Toy Story” and “Cars,” among others.
Who is –.?
2) Every harvest this power broker comes to Wine Country to taste through the cellars of many wineries. Based in Monkton, Md., this man has become the connoisseurs’ connoisseur rating high-end, collectible wine in limited supply on his now famous 100-point scale. One of the world’s most powerful wine critics, he regularly changes a wine’s fate with his score.
Who is -..?