In any given wine region there’s usually a little bit of everything when it comes to who is making the wine. You have the one-person show where the owner grows the grapes and makes the wine (as well as answers the phone, prepares shipments for distribution, and often cleans the toilet). You have the larger enterprises where they combine grapes from their own vineyards as well from others they buy from. There are also “Por/Para” affairs wherein wine is produced for someone else in a cellar they don’t control; something […]

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