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John Legend and Christopher Parr Speak Wine, Music & Meals

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John Legend and Christopher Parr met in Napa Valley to speak concerning the crew up with LG Signature to create a limited-edition 2018 classic Cabernet Sauvignon with the star’s LVE Wines.

John Legend is an official model ambassador for LG Electronics and a pure associate for the LG Signature, the primary ultra-premium model throughout a number of LG product classes. On the launch occasion in Napa to have fun the limited-edition LG Signature x LVE Cabernet Sauvignon, the electronics big additionally introduced the premium Textured Metal End of the LG Signature Wine Cellar.

LG Signature Wine Cellar helps to maintain every kind of wine at its superb temperature and in good humidity-controlled situation. The design of this modern 3-layered black mirrored glass door equipment was the inspiration behind the limited-edition wine packaging.

On the launch social gathering in Napa Valley, attendees had been handled to a particular personal live performance from John Legend himself. The Grammy award-winning artist’s efficiency included “All of Me” and a soul-style interpretation of “You Deserve It All.”

Amongst particular friends and ambassadors attending this particular launch social gathering had been worldwide model icon Olivia Palermo and wine critic James Suckling. Throughout the occasion, I had the chance to take a seat down with the cordial Legend to debate wine, music, meals, and his legacy.

John Legend and Christopher Parr Talk Wine, Music & Food

John Legend on his love of wine and the launch of LVE Wines:

“I really like wine. I really like the experiences that I join with wine — the journey, the meals, the romance — all the pieces that I affiliate with wine has at all times been a good looking expertise for me. My followers at all times instructed me that my music and wine actually linked for them. So, I believed, why not make the connection extra express? Let’s create our personal wine model. I really feel like wine brings pleasure and sweetness to the world.”

John Legend on his favourite meals and wine pairings:

“I benefit from the cabernet with pink meat — Chrissy makes a very superb beef Wellington. I really like having the rosé with my fried rooster and a few of my soul meals that I make. I additionally just like the glowing rosé with so much with spicy meals, so if we’re having taco night time, it’s actually good. I really like making steaks, and the cabernet is fantastic with that.”

John Legend performance

John Legend on his legacy:

“I need to be remembered for making life extra lovely and extra loving. You might discover quite a lot of what I do makes issues extra lovely. We discuss love, and I discuss it once I communicate at graduations, and, yeah, it’s within the identify of my wine. It’s within the identify of quite a lot of my music. I really feel like if we make the world extra loving and exquisite, it’s a great legacy to have.”

What’s on John Legend’s playlist:

“I’ve numerous playlists, so I’m a playlist impresario, as a result of I’ll make a playlist for various occasions and totally different moments — for Valentine’s Day, for date night time, for a barbecue, for a youngsters’ social gathering, since you’ve bought to edit it down for those which are child applicable. I like basic soul and somewhat little bit of jazz. I make playlists for all of it, however for once I’m cooking, I like to hearken to Marvin Gaye and Nina Simone as we’re preparing. I’m often consuming a glass of wine, cooking with Chrissy, and on the brink of have folks over.”

John Legend LVE

John Legend Signature Series By LVE Cabernet Sauvignon

The invite-only occasion came about at Wappo Hill, the personal dwelling of celebrated vintner and co-founder of LVE, Jean-Charles Boisset. LG SIGNATURE model ambassadors – the worldwide model authority Olivia Palermo and famous wine critic James Suckling – had been among the many night’s particular friends, whereas different VIP attendees included LG SIGNATURE clients, retailers, journalists, wine reviewers and way of life influencers.

The limited-edition Legend X SIGNATURE wine is a 2018-vintage cabernet sauvignon crafted at Napa Valley’s famend Raymond Vineyards. Solely 300 bottles have been made, with 50 served on the occasion and the rest obtainable solely to LG SIGNATURE VIP clients and people buying an LG SIGNATURE Wine Cellar.

“It was a pleasure to have fun our limited-edition wine with music in such an intimate surroundings for folks to really expertise the magic of LG SIGNATURE and LVE,” Legend added.


Christopher Parr | Pursuitist

Christopher Parr

Christopher Parr, is the Editor and Chief Content material Creator for Pursuitist, and a contributing author to USA At present, Enterprise Insider — and the on-air host of Journey Tuesday on Dwell at 4 CBS. He’s an award-winning luxurious advertising and marketing veteran, author, a frequent speaker at luxurious and interactive advertising and marketing conferences and a pioneer in internet publishing. USA At present has named him one of many “High 10 Luxurious Journey Bloggers” — and Madison Journal honored him as one of many “High 20 Most Influential Folks in Madison.”