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Winery Highlight: Chris Ringland

by Chuck Hayward

Chris Ringland was surely not prepared for all of this. The popularity, the sudden attention. Working away at a rustic winery where time seemed not only to stand still but actually climbed backwards. He spent that time mentoring young winemakers as they learned the secrets of the Barossa Valley--its vineyards, its people, its history. The last thing he expected was an overflowing fax machine...100 point scores from Parker can do that.

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