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  1. Private Cellars: Cabernet to the CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Wine Spectator

    Wine occupies a central place in the lives of many collectors, but few go as far as entrepreneur Craig Weiss, who constructed his Memphis, Tenn., home around a sumptuous cellar custom-built for his California Cabernet-centric holdings. "When you're in my cellar, you really see what my favorites are," says Weiss, pointing out the stacked wooden cases of cult Napa reds Continuum, Ovid, Phelps Insignia and Spottswoode that anchor the elegant underground room, designed by the East Lansing, Mich.-based firm Revel Cellars.

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  2. 10 Top-Notch Restaurants Celebrating Local WineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    Today's best chefs and sommeliers aren't just obsessing over what's on the plate and in your glass-they're also placing more importance than ever on where it came from. When it comes to wine, classic selections from traditional regions remain cherished, but exploring local vineyards is an exciting way to rediscover familiar places.

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  3. Is Sauvignon Blanc the World's Most Reliably Good White Wine?Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    I am obliged, I feel, to preface all I'm about to say with the public confession that I once disliked Sauvignon Blanc. Its intrinsic herbaceous or vegetal notes irritated me.

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  4. Exclusive: Constellation Paid $60 Million for Napa Cabernet Star SchraderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    Constellation is the world's second-largest wine company, selling more than 40 million cases of wine annually in the United States alone, while Schrader produces 2,500 to 4,000 cases a year, depending on the vintage. But Constellation believes Schrader and its collectible Napa Cabernets offer big potential as the company increasingly targets premium wine drinkers.

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  5. The Schrader Cellars Sale: A Napa Wine Game ChangerRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    Schrader is among the valley's elite, best-known for its top cuvA es from Andy Beckstoffer 's parcel of Napa's revered To Kalon vineyard , priced at $200 a bottle for the 2014 vintage. Napa and the rest of the wine world are still digesting the news, and speculation on the sale price has become a popular topic of conversation.

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  6. Exclusive: Constellation Buys Napa Cabernet Star Schrader CellarsRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    Drinks giant Constellation Brands has purchased Napa Valley cult winery Schrader Cellars, founder Fred Schrader told Wine Spectator . The blockbuster deal gives Constellation one of the elite names in Napa Cabernet, known for its Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard cuvA e and several other notable bottlings.

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  7. 11 Spicy California ZinfandelsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    Scores and tasting notes for California Zinfandels from Sonoma's Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley and Alexander Valley, Napa, Lodi and Lake County reviewed by Wine Spectator senior editor Tim Fish. Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 345,000 wine ratings.

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  8. Boasting a Star-Studded Cast and Great Wines, Auction Napa Valley...Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    After several hours of fevered bidding at Auction Napa Valley's main event on June 3, the action paused for a message from Francis Ford Coppola. The Academy Award winner and vintner was less than a hundred yards away, stirring a steaming pot of pomodoro basilico in the outdoor kitchen at the Meadowood resort.

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  9. 's Bring Your Own Magnum Party: Three Decades of Big BottlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    Thirty years ago, Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken had the idea to put on a party to bring vintners together for a relaxing evening before the Auction Napa Valley festivities began. The only admittance fee was to bring a magnum of wine to share.

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  10. On Sale Now: Jun 15 issueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    Andy Beckstoffer has been single-minded in his pursuit of success, even courting financial disaster only to bounce back through brass-knuckle business savvy and swagger to become one of Napa Valley's ultimate insiders. South Africa : A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all South African wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.

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  11. California's Silver Oak Purchases Napa Cult Wine Producer OvidRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    In a deal sealed with a handshake at a kitchen table, the Duncan family buys a brand, a winery and 15 acres of Pritchard Hill vines Silver Oak, one of California's iconic wine brands, is expanding its holdings, purchasing Napa Valley's Ovid . The sale includes an ultramodern winery and 15 acres of vineyards located in one of the valley's priciest corners, Pritchard Hill.

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  12. Exclusive: Gallo Buys Stagecoach Vineyard and its 600 Acres of Napa...Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Wine Spectator

    E. & J. Gallo, the world's largest family-owned wine company, continues to see premium wine as the future. Wine Spectator has learned that the company has agreed to buy Stagecoach Vineyard, a 1,300-acre site on Pritchard Hill in the Atlas Peak appellation in Napa Valley.

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  13. On Sale Now: Nov 30 issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Wine Spectator

    "I'd like to give my kids the opportunity to do their own thing, much like my dad did for me. I told [my dad], I didn't think it's the easy way, but looking down the road I think it's the right one."

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