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New Wines, New Faces: From Baking Spices to Cabernet Franc

The new Crocker & Starr label gives Napa winemaker Pam Starr a chance to play with Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc.
Daniel Sogg
Posted: May 24, 2002


Talk about precocious. Even at the age of 11, Napa-vintner-to-be Pam Starr was already holding blind tastings. Not of wine, of course, but of baking ingredients. She and her friends would mix chocolate, brown sugar and spices with water, then try to guess the blend.

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