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Bill Harlan

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

He is one of the most respected men in Napa Valley. The former real estate developer came to Napa Valley in search of the ideal land to create a world-class wine, and discovered Meadowood, which was founded in 1964 as a private club. While it wasn’t what he was looking for in a winery, he […]

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Ann Colgin

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Ann Barry Colgin is a triple threat in Napa Valley. Not only is she a revered vintner, she is also a serious art collector and an avid philanthropist, and finds that all three play off of each other. Colgin Cellars, founded in 1992, produces ultra-premium reds that are some of the most expensive and hard-to-get […]

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Lee Brian Schrager

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

An executive at Florida-based mega adult beverage distribution company, Southern Wine and Spirits, Shrager is responsible for the brands marketing. But a savvy Shrager took things to the next level when he created the Food Network’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival, which brings the most celebrated names from the world’s finest culinary institutions and […]

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Beth Nickel

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Nickel is the woman behind four of Napa’s most celebrated wineries: Nickel & Nickel, Far Niente, Dolce, and En Route. She and her late husband Gil moved to Napa Valley and began searching for the perfect properties to make world-class wines. When they discovered a crumbling old stone building in Oakville, they lovingly transformed it […]

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Arturo Keller

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

This noted Mexican antique auto collector first purchased a plot of land in Sonoma to build a large showroom for his vintage and classic racecars. At the suggestion of some neighbors, he planted a vineyard for aesthetic sake, and founded Keller Estate Winery and Vineyards. His passion for cars continues, though, and his collection of […]

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