Scaling New Heights

Alois Lageder marries tradition and modernity in Italy’s mountainous Alto Adige
Mitch Frank
Issue: October 15, 2010

In 1981, Alois Lageder received a visitor who changed his life. The 31-year-old vintner was working in his family winery in the Alto Adige region of northeastern Italy when Napa Valley icon Robert Mondavi walked into his cellar.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 13, 2010.

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