New Wines, New Faces:
Napa Valley Cabernet by Way of Persia
Issue: August 31, 2001
Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Rhône are the wine regions that usually inspire Napa Valley vintners. Darioush Khaledi adds Persia to that list. "They've been making wine there for 7,000 years," said Khaledi, who immigrated to the United States from Iran in 1976, three years before the Islamic revolution.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 31, 2001.