It's a typical scene in the tasting room of Artiste winery in Santa Ynez, Calif. One visitor swirls his wine. Another holds a glass to her nose and inhales deeply. And one woman, with a half-finished painting of a French vineyard propped beside her, dips a paintbrush into her wine.
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