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  1. The Story Behind Volage, a New Grower Crémant de Loire Rosé

    The Story Behind Volage, a New Grower Crémant de Loire Rosé

    "The idea is always to be a grower of crémant, because everybody knows about Champagne, and nobody ever talks about growers of crémant, and this is what I am doing." - François-Xavier Chaillou
  2. Opus One and a Winemaker’s Lessons for Managers in Every Industry

    Opus One and a Winemaker’s Lessons for Managers in Every Industry

    John and I were never particularly fond of Opus One, finding it overpriced and over-rated. That changed in 2004 when we did a blind tasting of 50 expensive, well-known, very expensive American Cabernet Sauvignons and Bordeaux-style proprietary blends." - Dorothy J. Gaiter
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