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Playing for Real

John Lasseter, the creative mind behind Toy Story, has serious fun making wine in Sonoma Valley
Tim Fish
Issue: April 30, 2012

John Lasseter, 54, has made a fortune playing with toys. It's ironic that growing grapes and making wine with his wife, Nancy, might be the most adult thing he does. The Lasseter Family brand made its debut with the 2000 vintage, but the winery stayed low on the radar until this past summer, when John and Nancy relaunched the label with new wines and packaging. Wine Spectator's Tim Fish explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 27, 2012.

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