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A Mind for Wine

David Ramey has helped to shape California winemaking for nearly three decades
Tim Fish
Issue: October 31, 2009


Some winemakers are farmers, others are scientists or technicians or even desk jockeys. A few, like David Ramey, are philosophers. After 30 years in the business, Ramey has spent as much time thinking about wine as he has making it. "Making really­ good wine is a matter of a lot of small factors," he says. "It's like raising children-if you do it right from the beginning, you just have to give them a little nudge here or there [later]."

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 6, 2009.

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