Month: April 2017

Food & Wine – Napa Wines for People Who Don’t Drink Napa Wine

April 2017

Somm-approved bottles that prove the region can do edgy and innovative or rustic and raw as well as any progressive wine stronghold. Napa Valley may still be home to California wine country’s most prized real estate, but ask any young oenophile well-versed in Champagne growers and Beaujolais crus how often […]

GuildSomm: Directions in Napa Winemaking

April 2017

In the time since I moved to Napa Valley nearly seven years ago, a great many things have changed. Shortly after my arrival, Robert Parker ended his decades-long tenure as the preeminent California wine critic and passed the reins to his then-heir apparent Antonio Galloni. A few years later, the […]

Forbes: Interview with Dan Petroski

April 2017

How A NY Publisher Became A Successful Winemaker For Two Wildly Different Brands How did a Nebbiolo-lover from the New York publishing world become an icon of hipster wine while simultaneously producing some of Napa’s most exciting Cabernet for a heritage brand in Calistoga? Because Dan Petroski is uniquely suited […]