Smooth Talker

Singer-songwriter Rob Thomas discusses wine and music
Lizzie Munro
Issue: April 30, 2013

Seventeen years after their debut release, members of five-time Grammy-nominated band Matchbox Twenty collaborated on a new album, North, and came clean about a rather unusual component of the recording process: wine—and a lot of it. Lead singer Rob Thomas recently sat down with Wine Spectator assistant editor Lizzie Munro to discuss his taste in wine and music.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 26, 2013.

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