He also decided to send messages to the future, dictating the generational names for 60 generations of mas yet to come.
Since adding the Special Club category to the wine list, Champagne sales at mas have increased threefold.
Launched just 13 years ago, it quickly became a serious rival to mas and a rising juggernaut in Asia.
At a recent tasting at mas, Bender selected three favorites from his Special Club list.
At mas, Bender and his staff often create multi-course dinners paired with Special Club wines.
"mas' Gammon's a rare old man," said the farmer, emphatically.
Just then a negro boy entered, and announced that mas'r's room was ready.
Jumbo could not but grumble out that mas'r was better left to himself.
Give my love to mas'r, and dear good Missis, and everybody in the place!
Remember yer Creator in the days o' yer youth, mas'r George.
1823, childish or colloquial shortening of mamma.
MA or M.A.