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Magazine Archives: Sept. 30, 2003

Stéphane Derenoncourt

A rebel prevails in Bordeaux
Issue: September 30, 2003


A rebel prevails in Bordeaux Stéphane Derenoncourt sported shoulder-length hair, earrings and the attitude of a rebel when he came to Bordeaux in 1982 looking for a job as a picker at harvest time. The son of a steel mill worker, Derenoncourt had never seen a vine, much less tasted fine Bordeaux.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 2003.


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