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99 Bottles: Book Release Party with Sommelier, Winemaker, and Designer Andre Mack

  • Brennan's Work & Leisure 3015 Locust St St. Louis (map)

Join us at Brennan's Work & Leisure for a party and book signing to celebrate the release of André Hueston Mack’s new book, 99 Bottles: A Black Sheep’s Guide to Life-Changing Wines. Enjoy a large selection of Mouton Noir varietals, heavy appetizers from Chef Nate Bonner, and stories of the wine industry from Mack himself.

About André Hueston Mack

Sommelier, graphic designer and winemaker, André Hueston Mack left his “desk job” in the early 2000s to pursue a passion for wine. Shortly thereafter, he became the first African American to win the title of Best Young Sommelier in America (2003). Mack has worked both as a sommelier at Thomas Keller’s world-renowned restaurant The French Laundry and as Head Sommelier at Keller’s other Michelin 3-Star restaurant, Per Se, in New York City. In 2007, Mack’s dreams of winemaking came into fruition when he founded Mouton Noir Wines (Black Sheep Wines). His wines are currently on the menus of America’s top restaurants and bars.

About 99 Bottles: A Black Sheep’s Guide to Life-Changing Wines

In this entertaining, informative, and thoroughly unconventional wine guide, Mack presents readers with the 99 bottles that have most impacted his life. Instead of just pairing wines with foods, Mack pairs practical information with personal stories, offering up recommendations alongside reflections on being one of the only African-Americans to ever work at the top level of the American wine industry.