Hardy Wallace gave himself one year to sell through his first significant release of wines from Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery in late August, 2012. It would be work, hand selling, lots of travel. If they could sell out in a year, it would be a sign that maybe this small California winery could have a future.
It is a wonder that any human being ever utters the words, "I'm bored." Are there not enough books to read? Art to consider? Music to hear? Wines to explore?
Sauternes isn't just for dessert. Aline Baly and her colleagues in Sauternes have been employing strategy to spark new energy into the appellation.