Wine Talk: Yvon Chouinard

Lynn Alley
Issue: April 30, 2008

Yvon Chouinard, 70, is a world-class mountain climber, passionate surfer and committed environmentalist. He is also the founder of the $275 million outdoor clothing and equipment company Patagonia. Since its inception in 1965 as Chouinard Equipment, Patagonia has championed the environmental movement and spurred other businesses to support environmental causes.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 12, 2008.

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