Napa Valley Master Class: Young Blood, Venerable Vines

The MacDonald brothers fashion stellar wines from a historic To Kalon parcel

Napa Valley Master Class: Young Blood, Venerable Vines
Brothers Alex (left) and Graeme MacDonald. (Paige Green)
From the Nov 15, 2019, issue

Graeme and Alex MacDonald cultivate some of the oldest Cabernet Sauvignon vines in Napa Valley.

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