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Barney Rhodes, 1920-2008

Napa Icon Barney Rhodes Dies
James Laube
Issue: June 15, 2008


Barney Rhodes was a wine man for all seasons—a vineyard owner, winery investor, student and versatile collector. Perhaps most importantly, he helped revive the Napa wine industry in the 1960s from its post-Prohibition economic and creative slump.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 14, 2008.


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