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Magazine Archives: May 15, 2004

Bill Harlan Builds His Legacy

After creating one of California's best Cabernets, this uncompromising visionary looks for new worlds to conquer
Daniel Sogg
Issue: May 15, 2004


Bill Harlan is stalking a legacy. He has already achieved fortune and fame, but that's not enough for this hard-driving entrepreneur who seeks ever-new ways to leave an enduring mark on Napa Valley. At 63, Harlan is slim and fit and exudes intensity, with a ruddy complexion highlighting wintry-blue eyes and a precisely trimmed white beard.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 2004.


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