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  • Tim McGraw Sizzles in Napa, Charity Raises $2.8 Million

    Country star Tim McGraw wore snug gray slacks and flirted with fans during an hour-long set played far from the arena crowds he usually draws.

  • ’Street Fighter’ Executive Opens $100 Million Winery Amid Slump

    Kenzo Tsujimoto overlooked no detail in creating his $100 million Napa winery: He replanted 70 acres of vines with the finest grapes and turned to world- renowned chef Thomas Keller to create the tasting-room menu.

  • Romanee-Conti Tops Acker’s Hamptons Auction With Lafite

    Two magnums of Romanee-Conti 1988 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Burgundy sold for $39,360 at an Acker Merrall & Condit auction, taking top slot ahead of a case of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild 1982 and wines from Harlan Estate.

  • Six Bottles at $7,170 Validates TPG Founder Price's Wine Bet

    On a warm October afternoon, a steel- framed concrete warehouse north of San Francisco is inundated with grapes. Forklifts bearing fruit from the nearby Russian River Valley deliver their loads to a slow-moving conveyor belt. Flanking both sides, winemaking interns pick out stems and sunburned grapes as they groove to hip-hop music thumping from loudspeakers.

  • Chinese Businessmen Keep $10,000 Wines on Restaurant Menu

    While perusing the 1,800-selection wine list at New York’s Aureole restaurant, my wife nudged me at about number 785 and said, “Pssst. I’m still here.”

  • Harlan Wines, Aston Martin Lead $16.9 Million Napa Sale

    An Aston Martin DB9 Volante, a 20- year vertical of wines from Harlan Estates, and a tour of Coco Chanel’s apartment helped the 2013 Auction Napa Valley charity event raise a record $16.9 million.

  • Napa Vintner Urges Fellow Koreans to Swap Soju for Cabernet

    Lee Hi-Sang , a South Korean businessman who owns Napa Valley’s Dana Estates, didn’t take his first sip of wine until he was in his mid-30s. Since then, he’s sought to ensure other Koreans don’t wait that long.

  • Napa Vintner Lee Urges Fellow Koreans to Swap Soju for Cabernet

    Lee Hi-Sang , a South Korean businessman who owns Napa Valley’s Dana Estates, didn’t take his first sip of wine until he was in his mid-30s. Since then, he’s sought to ensure other Koreans don’t wait that long.

  • ‘Satan’ of Grape Consulting Blends Own High-Alcohol Red Wine

    Bordeaux vigneron Michel Rolland , consultant for more than 100 wineries in a dozen countries, is blamed by some for fostering the fashion for high-alcohol cult wines like those from California’s Harlan Estate and Staglin Family . Yet a recent tasting of Rolland’s seventh vintage of the Argentine wine Clos de los Siete shows he is able to make a 21st century-style red at the top of its class. And with the 2008 vintage, he does it for only $19 a bottle.

  • Chinese Wine Lovers Go Californian as Taste Widens

    At Shi Tang, a private wine club in Shanghai, Jesse Coffino circled the table, splashing crisp Graziano chenin blanc from Mendocino county into glasses of 15 eager members.

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