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New Wines New Faces: K Vintners

Harvey Steiman
Issue: November 30, 2003

Charles Smith managed rock bands in Europe for 11 years, and he looks the part, wearing an old T-shirt with a death's-head on it, his frizzy hair sticking out in several directions. Yet living in Denmark, where he developed a taste for fine wine, eventually led him to a new life in a farmhouse just east of Walla Walla, Washington.

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