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8 Things You Should Know About Screaming Eagle Winery

8 Things You Should Know About Screaming Eagle Winery

At the 2000 Auction Napa Valley, a 6-liter Imperial bottle of 1992 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon sold for $500,000. And that’s not the most remarkable thing about the sale. Normally, when wines fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars at auction, they’re European, ultra-rare, and extremely old. That this deep-pocketed bidder was willing to spend half […]

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Somms Are Obsessed with a ‘Cult’ Wine Bottled by a Fringe Religious Group

Somms Are Obsessed with a ‘Cult’ Wine Bottled by a Fringe Religious Group

A smattering of under-the-radar, late-1990s Cabernet Sauvignons from the Sierra Foothills have started appearing on top wine lists in the past several months. The 1997 vintage of Taken from Granite, the California label in question, is available by the bottle at New York City fine dining restaurants Union Square Cafe and Momofuku Ko.

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