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Winemaker Spotlight: Julien Fayard

Julien Fayard was raised in the French Riviera. In the 1970s, his uncle purchased the small Château Sainte Marguerite in Provence and began making small amounts of wine. “My youth was spent in the vineyards,” he says. “My cousins and I played and biked in the vines, wearing scuba masks and using grapes for slingshots!” Having spent a few years working for his uncle’s estate, he traveled to Bordeaux where he worked for Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Smith Haut...

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We sat down to speak about the challenges of the wine business, how the Napa Valley has changed and Anthony’s vision for its future....

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The Chef de Cave, or cellar master, who is charge of the Champagne-making process, shoulders heavy responsibilities behind the bubbles....

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Meet The Dynamic Duo Behind Two-Michelin-Starred SingleThread

The couple behind two-Michelin-starred SingleThread have known each other since they were teens....

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See what’s landed in the Bay Area and what’s to come....

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A Chat with Julia Coney

Get to know this force in the wine writing world....

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