Greek winemaker Yiannis Boutaris, of Kir Yianni Estate, has a new job title: mayor of Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city. Also, Stanley Cheng, owner of Hestan Wines, got some welcome news recently, one of his wines was served at a private dinner at the White House for the Chinese President Hu Jintao. On another note, while Moët was the official Champagne of January's Golden Globe awards ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Australia's Black Swan wines were the official libation of the Fox after-party held on the hotel's roof. Wine Spectator Lynn Alley, Jennifer Fiedler and Robert Taylor explain.
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