How Greatness Happens

Matt Kramer
Issue: December 15, 2007

VOSNE-ROMANÉE, France—"We're only human," said Aubert de Villaine, 69, in a near-whisper. It was neither a plea for understanding nor an excuse. Rather, it was a flat statement, a summing-up even, of a life's work as an owner, and co-director since 1972, of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

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