As the son of oil magnate Jean Paul Getty, Gordon Getty might easily have allowed circumstances to dictate his direction in life.
One may be forgiven for assuming that Quilceda Creek is a new player among the world’s elite producers of Cabernet Sauvignon, given that Washington state has seen the establishment of mo
Perfection always entails a precarious balancing act, and in the wine industry especially, achieving that harmonious state requires patience.
Rich, extracted, full of fresh acidity, and rife with wild-honey, spice, and ginger notes, the Raats Family 2009 Chenin Blanc is powerful, elegant, and uniquely South African.
If the taste of a whisky literally reflected the topography of the place where it was made, then one would expect a dram of Laphroaig to be lean, even austere.
Véronique Drouhin knew she had discovered a special place when, in July 1987, she first crested the remote Oregon hillside that would become home to one of the most respected vineyards i
Araujo Estate did not begin with the arrival in Napa Valley of its eponymous owners, Daphne and Bart Araujo.
In 2005, Tim Perr and Scott Knight—insurance executives from Pacific Palisades, Calif., who share an interest in wine—embarked on second careers as New World négociants.
A decade and a half ago, Santa Barbara County’s wine industry went through a period of adjustment, as many vintners who had attempted to replicate Napa Valley’s success with Bordeaux-sty