Shiraz: Boarding Pass

"Wine is about going somewhere," says Dan Philips, wine expert and founder of the Grateful Palate, when describing the inspiration for his new Shiraz, Boarding Pass.

"Wine is about going somewhere," says Dan Philips, wine expert and founder of the Grateful Palate, when describing the inspiration for his new Shiraz, Boarding Pass at the 2007 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen.

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[MUSIC] This was written up in Food and Wine Magazine and it's a new wine that took me 10 years And about two million miles of flying to come up with the idea of a wine [UNKNOWN] boarding pass. But it was in Food and Wine magazine last month and it's a [UNKNOWN] and it took me also about eight submissions from the U.S. government to get that back label approved. But it's 100% [UNKNOWN] and the reserve wine of course, does anyone want to guess what it's called? Exactly first class. Once you fly first class you never go back. This is also a reserve level Shiraz and it's actually a wine that I literally came up with, because of all my experience and travel. But it taught me something about wine. Wine's about going somewhere. When you open a Tuscan wine you go to Tuscany. When you open up a wine from Napa, you have a little bit of Napa in your life. And so this wine sort of [UNKNOWN] speaks to the idea of going to a destination of wines. [MUSIC]
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