The Life & Travels of a Winemaking Ambassador with DLynn Proctor


  photo: DLynn Proctor

photo: DLynn Proctor

The Life & Travels of a Winemaking Ambassador with DLynn Proctor

DLynn Proctor (@WineauxDLynnP) is the winemaking ambassador for Penfolds Americas.

You may remember DLynn from the movies Somm and Somm: Into the Bottle on Netflix, but in this episode we don’t talk about the movies, but DLynn’s story, who inspired him to become a sommelier in the first place, how he was able to travel the world to learn about wine on other people’s dime as a young somm.

We also dig into the day to day of what being the winemaking ambassador for Penfolds Americas means and how DLynn travels over 300 days per year. He also shares with us stories from working with the legendary Fred Dame and Peter Gago.

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In this episode we mention...

Penfolds Americas
A16 Pizza, Shelley Lindgren, San Francisco
Bradley Hager, sommelier
Court of Master Sommeliers
Introduction Course
Richard Betts MS
Matt Lane
Penfolds 1998 Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon
Treasury Wine Estates
Fred Dame MS
Brian McClintic MS
Peter Gago. Penfolds winemaker
Penfolds Koonunga Hill
Max Schubert, the creator of Grange
Penfolds Max’s
Penfolds Bin 28 Shiraz
Penfolds Bin 407
Coravin
1961 Giacomo Borgogno

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