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From Chardonnay to Cabernet on Howell Mountain
Tim Fish
Issue: November 15, 2002

When people learn that Pat and Anne Stotesbery bought Chateau Woltner on Howell Mountain above Napa Valley, they have one question: "Did you pull out the Chardonnay?" Chateau Woltner's previous owners, Francis and Françoise DeWavrin-Woltner, had arrived from France in the early 1980s determined to make Chardonnay.

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