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Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 2011

The Gaja Wines: Balancing Tradition and Innovation

Bruce Sanderson
Issue: October 31, 2011

Angelo Gaja is a tireless innovator. When he joined his father in the family winery in 1961, they had 52 acres of vines, all in Barbaresco. Today, the family firm controls 567 acres in Barbaresco and Barolo in Piedmont and the Brunello di Montalcino and Bolgheri regions of Tuscany. Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson reports on the Italian legend.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 4, 2011.

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