Essentials: André Hueston Mack

Opting for a life outside the walls of an office, wine educator André Hueston Mack decided to leave

Fashion
361 Hypes 0 Comments

Opting for a life outside the walls of an office, wine educator André Hueston Mack decided to leave his desk job at Citicorp Investment Services to pursue a more passionate career as a sommelier. Landing himself prestigious awards and titles within the wine industry — Best Young Sommelier in America by the highly regarded Chaine des Rotisseurs and The Network Journal’s 40-Under-Forty Achievement Award — Mack climbed up the ladder to Head Sommelier at renown restaurateur Thomas Keller’s Per Se in New York City. Garnering the tricks of the trade and necessary relationships, Mack eventually opened up his own shop under the moniker, Mouton Noir Wines — the brick and mortar for his lifestyle project that not only offers Oregon wines, but also its own T-shirt line. With opportunities to travel the world to work with top-tier wine makers, it comes as no surprise that we find the tools of his trade within Mack’s list of essentials such as the Bosch wine drill opener, as well as bottled ambassadors to his taste: 1966 Domaine De Le Romanée-Conti “Richebourge” and 2010 O.P.P. (Other People’s Pinot) Pinot Noir Willamette Valley. It’s items such as the Nutella jar, Dovo “Black Star” straight razor and Pickle bandages that reflect his other personal quirks.

Read Full Article
More

What to Read Next

Romain Jerome Spacecraft Watch
Fashion

Romain Jerome Spacecraft Watch

As a brand, luxury watchmaker Romain Jerome has always had a penchant for extravagant pieces, in a

August Alsina featuring Trinidad James - I Luv This Shit
Music  

August Alsina featuring Trinidad James - I Luv This Shit

Two of Def Jam’s newest family members, August Alsina and Trinidad James link up today for the

Bat for Lashes – Lilies
Music  

Bat for Lashes – Lilies

In support of her late 2012 release of The Haunted Man, Natasha Khan, better known by her Bat for


Method Man & The Roots - "Protect Ya Neck" (Live on Fallon)
Music  

Method Man & The Roots - "Protect Ya Neck" (Live on Fallon)

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) – the full-length album

A.P.C. Korea Tote Bags
Fashion

A.P.C. Korea Tote Bags

Following a slew of recent happenings at the French label’s Paris, London and Dover Street

HAIM - Falling
Music  

HAIM - Falling

The HAIM sisters take their act to the wilderness in their new visual for the recently released

More ▾