A Persian Palace in Napa
Issue: December 15, 2004
Napa Valley vintners just keep topping themselves with the lavishness of their new wineries. One of the latest to open, Darioush, is meant to evoke the ancient Persian city of Persepolis. Founder Darioush Khaledi was born in the Shiraz region of Iran, where wine grapes grew until the Islamic revolution.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 15, 2004.