Although Jadot already owned vineyards in both Pouilly Fuissé and Beaujolais, this Oregon venture marked the producer's first step outside the Burgundy region, following a trail already laid by Drouhin in the late 1980s.
Amid the high school marching bands, baton twirlers and war veterans parading through downtown Yountville on Sunday, one wizened and beret-topped man led the way - a man whose life work has helped shape the Upvalley into the tourism mecca it has become.
People can already buy New York wines at farmers markets, but the new laws mean you'll be able to find them at roadside stands too. That is, as long as the wines being sold are produced within 20 miles of the stand.
The fourth-generation owner of d'Arenberg winery in McLaren Vale, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Adelaide, is known for his flamboyant attire, market savvy and giving his 60-odd wines quirky names ...
Both the federal Central Valley Project and the State Water Project rely on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to bring water to central and southern California. Amy Quinton takes us on a 700 mile journey following California's water supply.