The Pope of Wine: Alexis Lichine
Leslie A. Hennessy Jr., Author, The Pope of Wine: The Biography of Alexis Lichine
Salesman, self-promoter, journalist, author, ladies man, connoisseur, war veteran, chateau-owner and – above all – French wine enthusiastic, Alexis Lichine led a fascinating life and is credited with creating the American market for French wine. In honor of the 60th anniversary of his publication The Wines of France, Lichine’s biographer Hennessy will discuss the wine enthusiast’s intriguing existence and his impact on wine.
MLF: Bay Gourmet
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 standard, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Cathy Curtis