Wines

In creating the 2008 Ovid Napa Valley ($185), head winemaker Austin Peterson implemented a new...
As the son of oil magnate Jean Paul Getty, Gordon Getty might easily have allowed circumstances to...
The GIFT A four-day visit for three couples to Oporto, Portugal, hosted by the Fladgate Partnership...
One may be forgiven for assuming that Quilceda Creek is a new player among the world’s elite...
Perfection always entails a precarious balancing act, and in the wine industry especially,...
Véronique Drouhin knew she had discovered a special place when, in July 1987, she first crested the...
Rich, extracted, full of fresh acidity, and rife with wild-honey, spice, and ginger notes, the...
If the taste of a whisky literally reflected the topography of the place where it was made, then...
Araujo Estate did not begin with the arrival in Napa Valley of its eponymous owners, Daphne and...
The British-named port houses we know today have their origins in trade, not just of wine, but of...
Though the Chapoutier family traces its roots in France’s Rhône region back more than 200 years to...
Burgundy’s rulers were often as treacherous as the region’s erratic weather. In 1440, Louis XI,...
A decade and a half ago, Santa Barbara County’s wine industry went through a period of adjustment,...
Though Burgundy’s most fabled producer holds property in seven different grand cru vineyards, the...
Though Piedmont produces several red and white wines, Italy’s premier region has but one superstar...
After acquiring 160 acres of land in the Adelaide hills west of Paso Robles, Calif., Deborah and...
If Penfolds, founded in 1844, embodies Australia’s winemaking past, then Two Hands Wines represents...
In 2005, Tim Perr and Scott Knight—insurance executives from Pacific Palisades, Calif., who share...
One of the happiest moments in Italian viticulture occurred when Mar­chese Mario Incisa della...
During the 19th and 20th centuries, France and Germany vied for control of Alsace, until the Treaty...
In 1999, epicures Weezie and Launny Steffens succumbed to the disease that strikes so many visitors...
Success can sometimes be achieved by accident, but greatness requires deliberate effort. Certainly...
Cultivating quality has been a way of life for Jeff Gargiulo. The proprietor of Gargiulo Vineyards...
Over the course of the last decade and a half, critics’ preference for bigger, riper wines with...
Though few acknowledge the fact, California vintners’ reputations tend to rest on their reds, which...
Kenzo Tsujimoto, the chairman and CEO of video-gaming giant Capcom Inc., decided 20 years ago to...
In 1862, German immigrant Jacob Schram bought a good-sized property outside the town of Calistoga,...
A long and storied history can imbue an estate with a certain appeal that the imagination of the...
Family-owned houses in Champagne sadly have become as rare as some of the region’s most exquisite...
A fine architect of crisp whites from Chablis, William Fèvre delivers in this multifaceted 2007 Les...

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