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Mastering the Wine List at a Business Dinner

A look at the five keys to building social currency when you're trying to land an important deal.
Jim Laughren
Franciscan Winery is an Oakville District Find
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Franciscan Winery is an Oakville District Find

The rich, vibrant flavors of Franciscan wines have been drawing Napa Valley visitors for nearly 40 years.
Oops, My Bad! 5 Ways Your Business Can Improve by Admitting to Mistakes
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Oops, My Bad! 5 Ways Your Business Can Improve by Admitting to Mistakes

No matter how much you try, you will make mistakes. But they can help to improve your company's effectiveness and reputation if you handle them well.
Michael Houlihan
Tying the Knot in Temecula Valley
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Tying the Knot in Temecula Valley

Wine-loving grooms and brides-to-be, rejoice: Temecula Valley wine country offers plenty of beautiful places where you can tie the knot.
Bennett Lane Winery Scores High With Sauvignon
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Bennett Lane Winery Scores High With Sauvignon

Thirty-three wines from Bennett Lane, located in California's Napa Valley, have earned scores of 90 points or more from Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Advocate.
Turning Passion Into Profits: A Wine Wizard Bets on Old World Science
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Turning Passion Into Profits: A Wine Wizard Bets on Old World Science

Winemaker Randall Grahm created the famously successful Bonny Doon Vineyard by making wines no one else dared attempt. Now, he's moved on to an even riskier bet.
Joanna L. Krotz
Robert Hall Honors Paso Robles With Rhone Wines
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Robert Hall Honors Paso Robles With Rhone Wines

Robert Hall winery makes impressive Rhône wines that reflect the best of Paso Robles.
Steven Kent Winery Bets on Bordeaux
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Steven Kent Winery Bets on Bordeaux

In the Livermore Valley, Steven Kent Mirassou has made it his mission to craft the best Bordeaux wines possible.
Herzog Wine Cellars Pairs Wines With Zagat-Rated Gourmet Food
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Herzog Wine Cellars Pairs Wines With Zagat-Rated Gourmet Food

An easy drive north of Los Angeles, a five-star Mediterranean restaurant and winery await your visit.
WillaKenzie Estate's Recipe for Success: Terroir Plus Ingenuity
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WillaKenzie Estate's Recipe for Success: Terroir Plus Ingenuity

WillaKenzie Estate in Oregon makes excellent Pinot Noir using the full potential of its terroir and ingenious, sustainable production methods.
Le Boat Lets Visitors Savor the South of France
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Le Boat Lets Visitors Savor the South of France

Luxury boat rental company Le Boat gives visitors a chance to tour the Languedoc-Roussillon wine country in the south of France, tailoring the experience to their individual tastes and interests.
Skinner Vineyards and Winery Reclaims Family History
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Skinner Vineyards and Winery Reclaims Family History

More than 150 years ago, James Skinner founded a vineyard in the Sierra Foothills. Now the family of his descendant is renewing the Skinner legacy.
Leaving Wall Street for Wine Country
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Leaving Wall Street for Wine Country

Jamie Kutch chucked a lucrative job to pursue his dream, becoming one of California's most respected vintners. Here's how one entrepreneur changed careers in midstream.
Bruce Schoenfeld
Papapietro Perry Winery Has Gone From Garage to Greatness
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Papapietro Perry Winery Has Gone From Garage to Greatness

Papapietro Perry Winery began in a garage as the hobby of friends Ben Papapietro and Bruce Perry. Now it's one of the best Pinot Noir producers around.