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Joe Heitz and Martha's Vineyard

One of California's greatest winemakers discovered this stellar vineyard through a quirk of fate
James Laube
Posted: November 25, 2003

Joe Heitz's Martha's Vineyard 1966 was the first Napa Cabernet to carry a single-vineyard designation.   The Magic of Martha's Vineyard   The Heitz Family Remains in Charge   California Cabernet's Split Decision   A Look Ahead The 2002 vintage is marked by quality swings   The Entrepreneur and the Ambassador Craig and Kathryn Hall make an investment as big as Texas in Napa Valley     On a crisp, chilly Saturday morning in January of 1990, a line of Cabernet lovers began to form in front of the Heitz Cellar tasting room, south of St.

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