NYU students Modisett, Reicherter, and Teeter with Baron Eric de Rothschild at Chateau Lafite
The international finals of the annual Left Bank Bordeaux Cup, a competition for premier business and law schools, commenced on June 25th at the famed wine property, Chateau Lafite Rothschild. After winning the American circuit in January, NYU Stern Business School students Michael Modisett, Alex Reicherter, and Adam Teeter defended their American title and placed fourth overall while competing against the other regional circuit winning schools from the UK, Denmark, France, Hong Kong, and Singapore. After a three-day tour of the Bordeaux region and excellent hospitality provided by the Commanderie du Bontemps (the hosting organization), the eight finalist schools dueled for wine immortality deep within the cellars of Chateau Lafite. Click here for more on this story as reported by the Wine Spectator.
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Pascal Jolivet's 2013 Sancerre Rosé
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