Fausto Maculan is one of Italy's great wine success stories. The bulk winery that Maculan inherited in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy got its start by supplying the Italian army. (You didn't expect them to drink water, did you?) Now 53, Maculan has transformed his father's winery into a prestige producer by issuing ever-finer Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, among others.
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