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Risk and Reward

Jeff Ames charts his own route to winemaking success
Aaron Romano
Issue: April 30, 2016


In just over a decade, Jeff Ames, 43, has become one of Napa's rising stars, running his own label, Rudius. He is part of a new breed of winemakers who learned wine hands-on without the aid of formal winemaking education. Wine Spectator's Aaron Romano explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 22, 2016.

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