Lettie Teague on Napa Valley’s new cash crop

Lettie Teaque, a longtime Wall Street Journal wine columnist, created a buzz recently with about how the Napa Valley may have jumped the shark with respect to pricing and gentrification. It’s a look at $10,000 weekends, $1,700-a-night hotels, and…

Read More

Esther Mobley on days of wine and smoke

Esther Mobley never thought that being a wine writer would involve covering land use, migrant worker issues, wildfires, and climate change. The San Francisco Chronicle wine critic looks at the lasting impact of these issues on the future of the Napa…

Read More