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SEPTEMBER 23, 2012 [1974, Napa] Visiting St. Supery: Day 1, Part 1
I am in the Napa Valley this weekend to take part in the St. I have never traveled this route in all my many visits to the Napa Valley. Robert joined the family business in 1974, and after having visited the Napa Valley for many years, decided to invest.
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MARCH 14, 2013 [1974, Napa] Visiting Santos Jorge Winery in Alentejo
With its palm trees, the pictures of Herdade Dos Machados reminds me a bit of the pictures I’ve seen of Napa Valley from the early 19 th century, when men of the “wild west” such as Mr. Dollarhyde (a cattle rancher whose land is now owned by St. “What a cold day to be in New York!”
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OCTOBER 6, 2009 [1974, Napa] Natural wines, premox, chenin blanc, 07 Port and Rhone – John Gilman
Even a potentially targeted wine such as one of Bruno Giacosa’s top cru bottlings from either Barbaresco or Barolo is much less likely to be fake if it is the 1974 or 1979 Santa Stefano, rather than the 1978 or the 1971. Again, this is not the same mentality that would have any meaningful representation today in places like Bordeaux or Napa Valley, but one sees this same phenomenon at work quite often in Burgundy and elsewhere, so it is not a unique Piemontese mentality.