Inglenook's owner after Prohibition, John Daniel Jr., set the highest winemaking standards in Napa valley. André Tchelistcheff, who worked at Beaulieu, across the highway in Rutherford, said Daniel’s motto was “pride not profits.” Daniel went so far as to declassify, unheard of then. The 1945 and 1947 vintages were sold in bulk. Eventually, Daniel himself went bankrupt.
Now, Francis Ford Coppola plans to revive the label.
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