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1976 Paris Tasting Recreated at Expovinis, Brazil

A recreation of the famous 1976 Paris Tasting was held at this year’s Expovinis Brazil International Wine Fair, with the results soundly repeating the original tasting.

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A Little More Fay

In November 2001, not long after Stags Leap District winegrowing pioneer Nathan Fay died at the age of eighty-four, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars purchased the seventy-seven acres adjoining the FAY vineyard from Nathan’s family, reunifying the lands that Nathan originally owned.

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How Do You Like Your Tannins?

Take a sip of over-steeped tea. Now taste a fine Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. The drying, bitter sensation from the tea is due to tannin—the same organic compound that gives the wine a firm structure and long, beautiful finish.

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