Acclaimed novelist Jay McInerney’s essay on the Gaja family and GAJA winery — with photographs by Cyrill Matter — is featured in the latest edition of “The Big Black Book,” Esquire’s style manual for successful men.
“The King of Barbaresco” is centered, of course, on patriarch Angelo Gaja, and it offers a compelling look at this legendary figure and the iconic winery he has built. It also casts an eye forward, to a new generation of Gajas who are more than ready to carry on the greatness. And not to be overlooked: McInerney’s deep, personal appreciation for GAJA wines, sprinkled throughout the piece.
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