One weekend in July,  my extended family and I visited the Pollak Vineyards here in Albemarle County.   Just about everyone was taken back by how good the Pinot Gris was.    It was so good, that I decided to give it to a friend for his birthday.    The only issue is that my fried lives in Shanghai, China.    Fortunately, I had plans to visit him in early August.

When I stopped by the vineyard to pick up a bottle I mentioned that I’d be carrying a bottle to Shanghai.   “Take a picture near something famous!” I was asked.   So, below you will find a few pictures of the well travelled Pinto Gris and the Shanghai Skyline.

Shanghai Skyline

The author and the wine.

Pollak goes to Shanghai

Pollak goes to Shanghai

Up close and beautiful.

Pollak and the Perl Building

Pollak and the Perl Building