Holly of Dry Creek Vineyard

Kim Stare Wallace's Yellow Lab has a reputation for going AWOL from the yard

Holly of Dry Creek Vineyard
Kim Stare Wallace's dog Holly likes relaxing around the house but is also known for escaping for a swim or to visit the nearby general store. (Dylan James Films)
From the Mar 31, 2021, issue

Wine Spectator celebrates the canine companions who meet, greet and bring cheer at wineries large and small. Here is the tale of Kim Stare Wallace's Yellow Labrador, whose favorite pastime is escaping the yard for a dip in Dry Creek or to visit the nearby general store.

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