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Joining David on this week’s edition is Honore Comfort, the VP of International Marketing for the esteemed Wine Institute. As you’ll soon hear, Honore has endless stories to share about the remarkable journey winemaking in California has taken; from the missionaries to center stage as an incomparable winemaking powerhouse! You’ll learn about the pioneers who were drawn to the fertile soils and microclimates throughout the state and how their humble family businesses became household names as generation after generation passed the baton.
To ensure that you’re not intimated by what is promised to be very user-friendly curriculum, David has enrolled himself in the Capstone California Program and will report back to listeners on a regular basis. It’s called “walking the walk” and not just talking the talk. It might be all the encouragement you need to take your wine knowledge to a mighty high level!
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