The Legacy of Emile Peynaud

Bordeaux enologist changed winemaking around the world
Issue: September 30, 2004

Perhaps no one has done more to improve wine quality worldwide than legendary French enologist Emile Peynaud, the first of the globetrotting wine consultants. Though he had retired more than a decade before his death on July 18, at the age of 92, his influence remains alive in the generations of winemakers with whom he worked.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 2004.

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