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Pouring Wine at Bravo's Million Dollar Listing Open House

Late last week, Lot18’s Susana Arce and Kate Robertson brought four wines to a $15 million Manhattan midtown penthouse, and poured them for the potential future homeowners gathered for the filming of the season finale of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing.

We brought with us Boyanci Inspire Cabernet, Q8 Chardonnay (coming soon) and Pinot Noir, and Ravenswood single-vineyard Zinfandel, hoping to answer the question: How does the other half drink?

Turns out, much like everyone else – they consumed every drop of wine we brought. But the two wines to disappear the fastest were the Q8 Pinot and Chardonnay, two special labels that are made solely for Lot18 members. The Boyanci disappeared next (who doesn’t love a 2009 Napa Cab?), and it took a little cajoling to get the guests to try the Ravenswood. But everyone who tasted the single-vineyard Zin – nothing like the $10 Ravenswood you probably last tasted years ago. One by one, all became converts.

So, if their tastes in wine are relatively similar, how about the other half’s sense of interior decoration? Judge for yourself: