Mark Aubert’s career has been a peripatetic one.
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
Many travelers visit Four Seasons Resorts for their luxurious accommodations and consistent service, but others are drawn
When salvage diver Peter Lindberg discovered 162 bottles of Champagne that had been tucked away in the hull of a shipwrecked schooner in t
That the flagship offering of Moone-Tsai Winery is not a single-estate wine but a blend of different varietals from different vineyards in
‘‘My wife’s brother died in California, leaving quite an estate,’’ reads an 1879 letter from Stalham Wing in Napa Valley to a fr
B Cellars winery in Calistoga, Calif., is tinkering with the taste buds and creativity of its guests in a new series of w
Established in 1956, Piedmontese wine producer Michele Chiarlo is a relative newcomer in comparison to such notable neighbors a
Only a handful of Napa Valley’s legendary wines have been around for more than a decade or two, most having been introduced in t
California wine connoisseurs, mark your calendars: March 2 is the start of the third annual Berkeley Wine Festival at the
Rare wines and art sit at the top of Cliff Lede’s list of personal passions, but rock music follows closely.
On a recent evening in midtown Manhattan, while sipping Krug Champagne in the
To ring in the New Year, the three winemaking branches of the Rothschild family are introducing Champagne to the U.S. market.
In creating the
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
As the son of oil magnate Jean Paul Getty, Gordon Getty might easily have allowed circumstances to dictate his direction in life
Rich, extracted, full of fresh acidity, and rife with wild-honey, spice, and ginger notes, the Raats Family 2009 Chenin Blanc is
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
Véronique Drouhin knew she had discovered a special place when, in July 1987, she first crested the remote Oregon hillside that
Araujo Estate did not begin with the arrival in Napa Valley of its eponymous owners, Daphne and Bart Araujo.
The British-named port houses we know today have their origins in trade, not just of wine, but of other necessities as well.
Though Burgundy’s most fabled producer holds property in seven different grand cru vineyards, the domaine’s identity is
Though Piedmont produces several red and white wines, Italy’s premier region has but one superstar varietal, Nebbiolo, and its t
One of the happiest moments in Italian viticulture occurred when Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta, an enthusiastic convert
If Penfolds, founded in 1844, embodies Australia’s winemaking past, then Two Hands Wines represents that country’s ever more pro
In 1862, German immigrant Jacob Schram bought a good-sized property outside the town of Calistoga, Calif., where he constructed
Over the course of the last decade and a half, critics’ preference for bigger, riper wines with higher levels of alcohol has res