For Robert Young, whose family has farmed the same acreage in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley for five generations, one of the highlights
The eponymous owner of Cliff Lede Vineyards in the Stags Leap District of the Napa Valley has an obvious passion for all things cultural.
The family that owns David Family Wines is not named David.
"Time, motion, and wine," the Roman poet Ovid wrote, "cause sleep." One modern admirer of the author of Metamorphoses, however, might argu
Scottish themes abound in the nomenclature of Torbreck, the celebrated Australian winery founded in 1994 by David Powell, who once plied h
Serendipity played its part in the evolution of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars.
The Heidsieck name has been intimately associated with Champagne since 1785, when Florens-Louis Heidsieck established Heidsieck
Water, barley, and yeast are not especially valuable ingredients; but, when combined at the Bowmore distillery, th
In 1755, when Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, third Duke of Richelieu and marshal of France, was taken ill while in
With the warm summer months here, many people are entertaining outside or visiting friends, and Eric Goldstein, co-proprietor and marketin
One of the first wines of note to emerge from the now-bustling Paso Robles region on California’s Central Coast was a wine calle
Master sommelier Greg Harrington is among those pioneering members of his profession who, in the past decade, have transitioned
In whichever hemisphere or country Paul Hobbs exercises his purple thumb, the vines prosper.
There is little that can be said of Grange, Penfolds’ flagship wine, that has not already been repeated again and again in the c
Perhaps one of the most significant events to occur at Maison Louis Jadot since its doors first opened in 1859 will occur at the
Since 1859, the Gaja Winery in the Barbaresco region of Piedmont, Italy, has been committed to producing fine wines that express
In the minds of most enthusiasts, Médoc is the cradle of Bordeaux.
Before embarking upon his own vinous enterprise, Robert Foley produced some 15 vintages for Pride Mountain Vineyards, one of the
Father-and-son winemaking team Alex and Paul Golitzin count among their ancestors Prince Lev Sergeyevich Golitsyn—a member of on
Although Calistoga is home to what is perhaps Napa Valley’s most fabled and historic vineyard, the region was only very recently
Master winemakersMay-Britt and Denis Malbec, the husband-and-wife team previously with Château Latour in Bordeaux, have unveiled a series
‘‘My wife’s brother died in California, leaving quite an estate,’’ reads an 1879 letter from Stalham Wing in Napa Valley to a fr
That the flagship offering of Moone-Tsai Winery is not a single-estate wine but a blend of different varietals from different vineyards in
Established in 1956, Piedmontese wine producer Michele Chiarlo is a relative newcomer in comparison to such notable neighbors a
Perfection always entails a precarious balancing act, and in the wine industry especially, achieving that harmonious state requi
One may be forgiven for assuming that Quilceda Creek is a new player among the world’s elite producers of Cabernet Sauvignon, gi
Véronique Drouhin knew she had discovered a special place when, in July 1987, she first crested the remote Oregon hillside that
If the taste of a whisky literally reflected the topography of the place where it was made, then one would expect a dram of Laph
One of the happiest moments in Italian viticulture occurred when Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta, an enthusiastic convert
Though Piedmont produces several red and white wines, Italy’s premier region has but one superstar varietal, Nebbiolo, and its t