Barney Rhodes, 1920-2008
Napa Icon Barney Rhodes Dies
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.