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Tag Archives: Jay McInerney

• The Near-Accidental Brilliance of Shafer Vineyards

The Near-Accidental Brilliance of Shafer Vineyards

John Shafer and his family brought a surprisingly haphazard and improvisational approach to learning the winery trade, but Jay McInerney finds that the results are some of Napa Valley’s finest wines. Like more than a few Napa Valley wineries, Shafer Vineyards had its inception in a midlife crisis. John Shafer was a 48-year-old former bomber […]

• Bad Idea. NY Legislation Will Wipe Out “Gray Market” For Fine Wine

Bad Idea. NY Legislation Will Wipe Out “Gray Market” For Fine Wine

Proposed legislation in New York State will impose heavy restrictions on the sale of rare, collectable wines. ┬áBill No. A06884, introduced by the New York State Committee on Economic Development, will require restaurants and retail stores to purchase wine from a “primary source” – an authorized distributor who must be clearly identified, thereby eliminating the […]