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The Busy Wine Lover's Guide to Rauzan-Ségla

Château Rauzan-Ségla heads back to the future with horses for plowing and gravity-fed cellars.

Quinta do Noval: Home to the Greatest Port Ever Made?

Quinta do Noval is once more reaching for the heights it achieved when it made one of the greatest wines in history – the 1963 Nacional Port.

From Hungarian Soccer Player to 100-Point Napa Vintner

A 35-year friendship with Silver Oak founder Justin Meyer paid off for Lou Kapcsándy, who has been a soccer player, boxer, chemical engineer, and now winery owner.

Peter Michael's Wines Are Honey For Bears & Robert Parker

Forget the danger of wine critics – there are real bears prowling around Peter Michael Winery, and a winemaker has to be armed and ready when checking on ripe fruit.

Parker Prefers Donelan Wines Post Pax

The story of Pax Mahle deciding he wanted to make leaner Syrahs has been told many times. But what happened at the winery after he left? Here's the other side of the story

Silver Oak: The Wine Pro Athletes Love

Ordinary diners ignore what sommeliers and Robert Parker think and keep ordering one of northern California's iconic Cabernets

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Branaire-Ducru

This Bordeaux fourth growth attracts wine drinkers rather than investors.

Viader Proves Napa's Cabernet Franc Credentials

Viader's wines stand alone in Napa and the family winery makes no apology for that.

Tradition Rules at Giuseppe Quintarelli

This hard-to-find Valpolicella estate is worth discovering, explains Paolo Tenti.

Château Cantemerle: The Fifth Growth That Nearly Wasn't

After a century spent sadly shrunken and neglected, insurance company money returns Château Cantemerle near its mid-1800s heights.

Behind the Scenes at... Trefethen Vineyards

Cabernet and riesling grow side-by-side at this Oak Knoll estate.

Ann Colgin's Dynamite Wines

With three perfect scores from Robert Parker, Colgin wines are carving out their own path in Napa.

10 Things Every Wine lover Should Know About... J.J. Prüm

Stuart Pigott explains why this Mosel producer is so highly regarded.

Cracking the Moët Case: 12 Bottled Truths

At 270 years old, Moët & Chandon has become a brand that is recognized the world over, yet we still stumble over how to say its name.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Ducru-Beaucaillou

Beyoncé or Charlize Theron? Sophie Kevany visits the historic estate that compares vintages to celebrities.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About...Ruinart

The world's oldest Champagne house, now owned by luxury goods company LVMH, is approaching its 300th birthday. Caroline Henry explores its past, present and future.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Gianfranco Soldera

Paolo Tenti catches up with the Brunello di Montalcino producer who lost most of six vintages when his cellar was vandalized.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Jordan

Jordan wines have repeatedly been named as among the most popular in U.S. restaurants. Rebecca Gibb paid the estate a visit.

Ten Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About… Château Latour

Château Latour set wine glasses rattling in Bordeaux over its 2012 decision to pull out of the en primeur system. Jane Anson visits the first growth to see if it is still moving and shaking the region.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Taittinger

Caroline Henry goes behind the scenes at Champagne house Taittinger.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Gruaud Larose

Eccentric owners, hail cannons and dodgy song lyrics are all part of this improving second growth's story.

Wine, Baseball and Song: the Qupé Story

W. Blake Gray heads to Santa Barbara County to meet Kinks fan, baseball lover, and winemaking maven, Bob Lindquist of Qupé.

The Many Faces of Littorai

Rebecca Gibb unearths the story of Littorai founder and winemaker Ted Lemon.

Caymus Vineyards' Straight-Talking Scion

W. Blake Gray meets fifth-generation winemaker Charlie Wagner, whose family owns Caymus Vineyards in the Napa Valley.

Pioneering Precision in Piedmont

No discussion of Barolo and Barbaresco would be complete without mention of Bruno Giacosa, one of Italy’s most esteemed producers. Paolo Tenti reports on "the genius of Neive."

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Talbot

Rebecca Gibb unravels the evolution of this St.-Julien estate.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Bollinger

Caroline Henry dips into the legends surrounding the historic Champagne house.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Chateau Beychevelle

With the Médoc marathon taking place this weekend, Rebecca Gibb meets a key member of the organizing committee: Philippe Blanc, winemaker at Château Beychevelle.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Leoville Poyferre

Rebecca Gibb visits the "most Saint-Julien" of the three Léoville estates.

10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Vieux Chateau Certan

Alexandre Thienpont has steered this Pomerol estate back to greatness.
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