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A Private Tasting of Pam-Rae Wine

Melissa Hughes poring a glass of welcome Champagne for guests.

Melissa Hughes-Treadway, Private Client Manager at Folio Fine Wine Partners, brought in Noé Tesseron, owner of Bordeaux’s Pontet-Canet and Tesseron Cognac for an invitation-only tasting of his family’s newest project - Pym-Rae from Napa Valley. 

Rare Champagne vintage 2008 started the gathering.

The project brings the Tesseron family’s Bordeaux knowledge and passion for making top Cabernet Sauvignon wines to the terroir of Mt Veeder in the Mayacamas Mountains where they immediately began moving the vineyard to dry farming and biodynamic practices. 

Pam Rae owner, Noé Tesseron of Bordeaux (on left), talks wine with party attendees.

This property was originally owned by actor/comedian Robin Williams and is named after the middle names of his children. The Tesseron family kept the name as a respectful nod to the estate’s history.

The first four vintages were popped and poured on Tuesday night for the wine loving guests at this first of two exclusive luxury tastings in Houston. 

A family style meal was served.

The evening started with an aperitif glass of the effervescent joy that is Rare Champagne, easily setting a festive mood before the al fresco family-style dinner that followed with delicious pours of the exquisite and unique 2016-2019 vintages.

For connoisseurs interested in attending future events  or obtaining these premium wines, contact: 

Melissa Hughes-Treadway

Private Client Manager at Folio Fine Wine Partners 

(713) 256-2005 


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