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Current Issue: Creative Force: Dave Phinney, California Entrepreneur

Jun 30, 2022

Dave Phinney led a paradigm shift: Creating breakout California wine brands such as The Prisoner and Orin Swift—bottles with compelling labels and quality wine inside—without owning any vineyards or a winery. More recently, Phinney’s creative endeavors have branched into e-commerce, product partnerships and even real estate development.

Plus tasting reports on Brunello di Montalcino and global sparklers, fizzy cocktail recipes and a profile of vineyard master Tony Soter.