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Bottle Shock: Fact vs. Fiction

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on MAY 3, 2018

Bottle Shock, released in 2008, has become a favorite film for many wine lovers. It tells the story about how a Chardonnay crafted by a Napa Valley winery beat every French competitor in the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976, a feat that was unthinkable at the time.

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The Most Expensive Napa Valley Wines Ever Sold

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on JUNE 13, 2016

With its long tradition and bevy of talented winemakers, Napa Valley produces some of the most expensive bottles of wine in the world, including the current record holder. The prices aren’t just for show — throngs of wine lovers wait for years on lists, scrub the Internet, and travel to auctions for the chance to get a sip of some of these fantastic, and extremely pricey, bottles.

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7 of Napa Valley’s Most Exciting Winemakers

by WINECOUNTRY STAFF on JUNE 7, 2016

Check out this list of Napa Valley winemakers who are doing new and exciting things in the world of wine production. These are winemakers with a strong point of view who are eschewing the traditional in favor of their own visions. The results taste incredible.

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