My Astrological Sign is: Libra
If I Weren’t a Wine Retailer, I Would Be an: Artist
Most Inspired by: Thomas Jefferson
Favorite Movie Interior: Villa Necchi in I Am Love
Style Icon: My wife
Favorite Restaurant: Restaurant Mathias in Stockholm
Favorite Hotel: Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich
Favorite Flower: White peony
Hostess Gift: Wine—hello!
Charcuterie: Bonuccelli Norcineria in my other hometown, Camaiore, Italy
Cheese: Di Palo Selects in New York
Caterer: I prefer to cook!
Market: New Amsterdam Market in New York City
Favorite Local Shop (other than yours): Chambers Street Wines in New York City
Favorite Shop Abroad: Enoteca Vanni in Lucca, Italy
Go-to Wine for Any Dinner Party: Prosecco; who wouldn’t want to start off the night with some delicious sparkling wine?
Favorite Wineglass: A full one
Favorite Bottle of Wine, Under $15: Our Pasanella & Figlio, Organic Rosso
Unexpected Entertaining Trick: I love to use long loaves of foccacie strewn across the table at my parties.
You’ll Never See Me Drinking: Bud Light or Diet Coke
Design, like wine, is about making daily life a little bit better.