Napa Valley: A Study in Status

A short story about tasting wine in the Napa Valley… Driving past one impressive looking place, we stopped in to enquire the tasting booking procedure. ‘We offer three Cabernet based wines in a vertical tasting from our latest vintage back to 2001’ say the concierge. ‘Its $75 per person’. ‘Oh’, I say – ‘how much wine is there in each …