Matthiasson named Winemaker of the Year by SF Chronicle

Steve Matthiasson, writes Jon Bonné in the Chronicle, has become one of Napa's top viticulatural consultants with his specialty being more flavor at lower sugar levels. He is an evangelist against the high alcohol, over ripe Napa style that has dominated the last two decades and is favored by the critics. It is an approach that is considered daring because many of his collegues still "live by the score and die by the score". Read the full article here.