The new faces of luxury

The recession hasn't killed the good life entirely; it's just put a renewed focus on value, quality, and story. Meet the iconoclasts who are redefining the meaning of luxury.

Sine Qua Non in Ventura, Calif., puts care and attention into its wines through its focus on hand crafting production. More
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