Producer Portraits

Producer Portraits takes wine and drinks fans behind closed doors. We lift the veil to reveal the stories behind the labels. Discover generations-old secrets about historical producers. Plus, learn about New World producers that are charting new ground.

gerard bertrand biodynamic
How Gérard Bertrand Fuses History and Nature with Biodynamics

Shifting the wine industry’s environmental impact trajectory is no easy feat. Change the way we…

Byron Blatty and the Revival of LA County Wine

Whether we call it a resurgence, a revival, or a revolution, one thing is for…

Stolpman Vineyards
Stolpman Vineyards: Connecting Ballard Canyon to the Northern Rhône

There are more than 5,700 miles between Ballard Canyon, California and the Northern Rhône. That’s…

Krug Champagne
The Origin of Krug Champagne and Its Iconic Grande Cuvée

When people think of Champagne, they think of Krug. It’s one of France’s most iconic…

Spring Mountain Vineyard
7 Years That Sculpt the Identity of Spring Mountain Vineyard

The rich history of Spring Mountain Vineyard is a web of mystery and excitement. With…

Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1945
5 Things You’ll See in Verticals: Château Lafite Rothschild

There’s an undeniable hierarchy in wine. For instance, when buying wine, it’s inevitable to believe…