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Feature x Decanter

Published Nov 29, 2023

"Since its foundation in the late 1990s, Darioush has been a head-turning addition to Napa’s storied properties on the Silverado Trail. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, proprietor Darioush Khaledi is looking back with new insights on his unlikely journey from Iranian political emigrant to award-winning wine producer and recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

Many high-end producers along Napa Valley’s storied wine routes took on wine as a second (or third) career after securing their fortunes in other lucrative fields. None of them have quite the same story as Darioush Khaledi."

Read the full feature on Decanter.

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