Drew Blanchfield

First true exposure to good wine
A bottle of Chianti with my parents when I was in high school

Year I started collecting

First bottle in my collection
Ruffino Chianti 1964

Favorite region in the world for wine
Bordeaux, France

Favorite inexpensive table wine to serve
Jadot Mâcon-Villages (white Burgundy)

Favorite local wine resource
Martin Wine Cellar and Marcello’s Wine Market

Bottle I’d bring to a friend’s home for dinner
A good cabernet from California—always a crowd pleaser

Bottle I’d open for a great celebration
To celebrate my oldest child’s recent 21st birthday, we shared a 1991 Dominus, which is a California Cabernet Sauvignon from her birth year and was in my cellar for nearly 20 years.

Bottle I’d grab if my house were on fire
Château Mouton Rothschild 2000