He's been a sommelier since he was 17 years old, and when just a few years older he moved to France to learn wine techniques from the best. He's now one of the most famous experts in the world and considers wine as one of the most powerful vehicles for conviviality and companionship.
When asked what characteristics a good wine should have , he had no doubts: "There is not only one good wine, when I choose a label I have to think of the situation and the occasion. But, most important, I have to think of the person I'm eating with."
The team at Don Julio have taken over an unloved corner of Buenos Aires. Organic produce harvested at the community-focused urban garden Huerta Luna de Enfrente will exclusively benefit local soup kitchens. Read on for the full story.