Check out the new, mobile-friendly!


Issue: April 30, 2000

April 30th, 2000 Shafer Fine-Tuning a Proven Winner Shafer Vineyards' first success came nearly 20 years ago in response to its exceptional 1978 Cabernet. While phylloxera forced some replanting of the hillside block from which the '78 came, those vines are still a significant part of Shafer's flagship wine, the Hillside Select Cabernet.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 30, 2000.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories