News » September 2007


Napa Valley California

Stag’s Leap gets its name from the mountain behind the winery. The mountain takes its name from an evocative ritual. The local men would chase a stag onto the mountainside,  

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Ridge Winery, Santa Cruz Mountains, California

Ridge is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains on the Monte Bello ridge, over 1000 feet above sea level. Ridge’s first vintage was in 1962. Vineyard at Ridge Estate  

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Bonny Doon, Santa Cruz, California

Bonny Doon Vineyard is the brainchild of pioneering American wine maker Randall Grahm. We visited his tasting room

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The Midi (Part 4) – Pretty in Pink

The final leg of the tour was seen through pink glasses. I immersed myself in rosé country, an area I know from living in Nice a few years back but had never visited for vinous pursuits. My first stop was...

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From the Vigneron's Mouth – Anthony Barton

Earlier this summer, the highly respected wine publication Decanter announced that 75% of the Bordeaux crop had been destroyed by mildew. The legendary Anthony Barton, proprietor of Chateaux Leoville and Langoa Barton and Decanter’s Man of the Year 2007, was...

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