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Magazine Archives: Dec. 15, 2010

In Memoriam

James Laube, Alison Napjus
Issue: December 15, 2010


Rene di Rosa, art collector, newspaper reporter and grapegrower died Oct. 3 in Napa. He was 91. Di Rosa was one of the first to plant Pinot Noir in Carneros, at his Winery Lake Vineyard. Marcel Lapierre, an esteemed grower and winemaker from the Morgon appellation in France's Beaujolais region, died Oct. 10 after an extended sickness. Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube and tasting coordinator Alison Napjus explain.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 23, 2010.


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