Sun Valley Spotlights Boutique Vintners
Written By Madeline Garfolo
Photos By Cooper Morton
Wine can be a polarizing topic. When it surfaces in conversation, it has a way of immediately singling out the glass-swirling wine-buffs in the vicinity, and silencing the rest. Luckily, Cyril Chappellet, the second generation owner of Chappellet Winery in Napa Valley, is here to level the playing field for academics and enthusiasts alike. Standing at least a head taller than most in the room, he remarks decisively that he’s “not here to tell you what’s going on in your mouth.” He will instead offer a rare adventure behind the...
Hole 1, Par 5
This opening par 5 requires an accurate tee shot between the fairway bunker and the trees on the left. Longer hitters can reach this green in two, but the lake on the left, the hazard on the right, and the two large greenside bunkers make it a daunting task.