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Magazine Archives: Sept. 30, 2016

The Outsider

James Laube
Issue: September 30, 2016


After six decades and 47 vintages, Paul Draper, Ridge Vineyards winemaker, can reflect on an amazing career. Not only elevating Ridge to international acclaim, he took Zinfandel to an elite level as well, rescuing the variety from insignificance by demonstrating its full potential. Wine Spectator's James Laube explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 9, 2016.

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