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The spilled wine on 680 yesterday

By Jessica Yadegaran
Friday, September 15th, 2006 at 3:26 pm in Uncategorized.

Was anyone besides me wondering what the wine was that spilled out of the truck on Hwy. 680 yesterday? Unfortunately, it was  pretty good stuff: The Big Paw Chardonnay and Howling Syrah of Santa Maria’s Ambuellneo Vineyards, a favorite of sommeliers at Gary Danko, Michael Mina, Fifth Floor, French Laundry and Martini House. That’s quite a list, eh? I talked to owner Greg Linn yesterday and confirmed. They lost 7 cases of chard and 5 cases of syrah headed for shipment to their mailing list. The latter is particularly painful, as they only made 100 cases of the syrah.

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  • Courtney

    D’oh! That’s a bummer indeed.