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A Vineyard’s Last Stand

James Laube
Issue: December 15, 2009

The death of vintner Kathryn Kennedy in August left the fate of her namesake vineyard and winery in Silicon Valley in limbo. The 7-acre site is a anachronism, a rare agricultural island amid the upscale residential sprawl in the tony town of Saratoga, Calif., once a prominent hub of winemaking.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 24, 2009.

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