Leaving the corporate life to pursue wine excellence in the heart of Italy
Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:20am ET
A decade ago, Peter Heilbron was the go-go managing director of Heineken's Italian subsidiary, mass-producing and distributing beer. Then he quit the corporate world to live his dream—starting his own eco-friendly, boutique wine estate, Tenuta Bellafonte, from scratch on a quiet patch in central Italy's Umbria region. Wine Spectator contributing editor Robert Camuto checks out his progress.
Michele Satta embraces a Tuscan heresy
Posted: Apr 9, 2018 1:00pm ET
In a wine region where super Tuscans reign, Michele Satta is a contrarian for his devotion to the native Sangiovese grape, says Wine Spectator contributing editor Robert Camuto.