After acquiring 160 acres of land in the Adelaide hills west of Paso Robles, Calif., Deborah and Justin Baldwin established Justin Vineyards, which became one of the pioneering wine ente
Cultivating quality has been a way of life for Jeff Gargiulo.
Success can sometimes be achieved by accident, but greatness requires deliberate effort.
In 1999, epicures Weezie and Launny Steffens succumbed to the disease that strikes so many visitors to Napa Valley: They were bitten by the winemaking bug.
Though few acknowledge the fact, California vintners’ reputations tend to rest on their reds, which is perhaps why Sir Peter Michael, who has made a career of taking on challenges, launched his label with Chardonnay.
Kenzo Tsujimoto, the chairman and CEO of video-gaming giant Capcom Inc., decided 20 years ago to provide himself with a very different form of entertainment from that which fans of R
In 1862, German immigrant Jacob Schram bought a good-sized property outside the town of Calistoga, Calif., where he constructed an elaborate Victorian home, dug cellars, and planted Ries
A long and storied history can imbue an estate with a certain appeal that the imagination of the wine drinker attributes to the wine itself.
Family-owned houses in Champagne sadly have become as rare as some of the region’s most exquisite têtes de cuvées as, one by one, the establishments are absorbed by large corpor
Over the course of the last decade and a half, critics’ preference for bigger, riper wines with higher levels of alcohol has reshaped the oenological landscape.