Currently browsing tag


The Taste of Rutherford Dust Found

I’ve written about Napa Valley’s earliest vineyards from St. Helena to Howell Mountain and Stags Leap, but no region’s vintners have had …

Rubicon Estate – on a path of destiny

In naming his first wine Rubicon, Francis Ford Coppola laid down his commitment to quality begun by his predecessors at Inglenook. In the spirit of Gustave Niebaum and John Daniel Jr. before him, and with the tenacity to see his vision come to fruition as some of his greatest films, Francis Ford Coppola creates the next great chapter in the saga of this celebrated estate.