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grapefriend hits the emmys

Given that TV is way more exciting than movies these days, the Emmys are sort of THE awards show to watch. Grapefriend went to the Emmys and the Governors Ball after-party with Ferrari, which has been the official sparkling wine of the Emmys for the fifth year in a row.

The house started in 1902 with the intent of making some Italian bubbles that would be as good as Champagne. Trentodoc is the first D.O.C. created in Italy for Metodo Classico and actually the second in the world (Champagne being the first). Ferrari also has the largest vineyard zone planted with Chardonnay in Italy, situated in the mountainous northern Trentino region. High altitude and cool climates make great grapes for sparkling wine because the acidity is preserved.

We did some all-day and all-night pouring of Ferrari Brut (all Chardonnay), Ferrari Rosé (60% Pinot Nero and 40% Chardonnay) and Ferrari Perlé (made with specially selected Chardonnay grapes). Pre-show we also had a large-format Balthazar poured from this Vcanter, which is about the funnest party prop ever. 

The Governor’s Ball had the bubbly flowing, which no one was mad at.

I had hoped to down some with multiple Game of Thrones people, but alas they didn’t show up to the Governors Ball. I did literally bump into Jimmy Kimmel at the bar, though, and drank right next to Fleabag‘s Phoebe Waller-Bridge. 

We all know Mother of Dragons is a grapefriend, so I’m sure she toasted without me. But let’s face it, she would’ve had more fun with grape friend!

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