Some of 'em aren't all that old, of course, and like me, Milton has to work hard to find women winemakers who are generally trying to bash their way through the men. They do this best by making amazing wine. Kerri ain't no old bloke, but she's wiser than most.
Kerri Thompson ... photo©Milton Wordley. Amazing wine. The Riesling rocker.
I'm a bit jealous of Milton. Very, actually. My life in wine has always been actively political, whilst for all the decades that I've known him and worked with him, Milton's has been the view of a very cool, withdrawing, almost distant, but acute observer. So he can just ask these people questions about themselves without interrupting them for discussion, as I invariably do. Here's his interview with - no relation - Viv Thomson:
... and just because it's the highlight of my interviewing career, and he was seriously the Boss as much as a dearly trusted friend and confident, my/the final interview with Dr Ray Beckwith ... photo©Milton Wordley
all photos©Milton Wordley ... read a lot more of dear Ray here
... and here's my snap of Karyn Foster and Milton: the last ones at the bar of the Juker Brunswick after Howard Twelftree's wake:
and just skiting: here's my favourite portrait of Milton, which I made across the table the night we got our medals from the New York IPA Book Fair
this one by Gail Gago