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.
Winemaking for William Ballentine Jr. has always been a family concern.
Take a clsoer look at the William Cole Vineyards Ten Cabernet Sauvignon and the Expresiones del Corazón collection.
Few properties in California’s Napa Valley boast as impressive a succession of winemaking alumni as Vineyard 29, which Teresa No
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
Although Calistoga is home to what is perhaps Napa Valley’s most fabled and historic vineyard, the region was only very recently
Father-and-son winemaking team Alex and Paul Golitzin count among their ancestors Prince Lev Sergeyevich Golitsyn—a member of on
In whichever hemisphere or country Paul Hobbs exercises his purple thumb, the vines prosper.
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
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
Cultivating quality has been a way of life for Jeff Gargiulo.
Unlike his quirky character in Twin Peaks, actor Kyle MacLachlan has passions other than Douglas firs, black coffee, and cherry pie.
Dark to the rim with complex aromas of cinnamon, red raspberry, clove, nutmeg, and coffee, the 2007 vintage of this reference standard for Wa
Vintner and 23-year racecar veteran Randy Lewis, who drove in five Indianapolis 500 competitions, met cyclist Lance Armstrong at the 2001 Tou
Only estate-grown fruit is used to make this remarkable red wine, which consists of 95 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 4 percent Merlot, and 1 pe
Intrepid entrepreneur Betty O’Shaughnessy came to Napa in 1990 and has been producing world-class wines ever since.
Crafted from 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon grown in a unique microclimate in Napa’s Rutherford Bench, this fine red wine possesses great dep
The Scarecrow label pays homage to Napa grape grower J.J.
Sourced from one of Napa’s most esteemed plots of land, the Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard in Oakville, this blockbuster is opulent and lush.
Located in Napa Valley’s St. Helena, Seavey is widely considered to be one of the great hidden values among the region’s Cabernets.
Aged 22 months in French oak barrels, this superb red wine, which contains 84 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, combines nutmeg aromas and deep cas
John Shafer and his son Doug have been producing brilliant wines from Napa’s Stags Leap District since the 1970s, and this dark beauty furthe