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Magazine Archives: Oct. 15, 2002

First Nation Fruit

In British Columbia, a Native tribe turns grapes into gold
Cinda Chavich
Issue: October 15, 2002


Sam Baptiste has been a cowboy, a fruit picker, a company president and an Indian chief. But these days the 49-year-old member of the Osoyoos First Nation, a central—British Columbia Indian tribe, is a winegrower—and one of the best in this burgeoning Canadian wine region.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2002.

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