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September 2010

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september 2010 With A New Winemaker Fresh Perspective at And Management Team, The Jewel Of Carneros Is Set In Stone Artesa M Theaestros Mark Beringer recently joined Artesa Winery as the VP of Production and Winemaking. “We’re in rebuild mode, and Carneros is the essence of the winery.” Clockwise from top: Giovanni Bonmartini-Fini, Lionello Marchesi and Daniele Pozzi. Three Italian Winemakers Who Matter Mark Beringer sits on the highest point in the Carneros appellation, overlook- ing Artesa’s estate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vines. The bucolic view is picture-postcard: rolling hills dotted with nestled houses and barns. But then you spot the Artesa winery: a pyramid built into a mountain. Reminiscent of a Mayan temple, it is so magnifi cent it has been dubbed “The Jewel of Carneros.” ➤➤ PHOTO: DOUG YOUNG PHOTO: JENNIFER CRESS PHOTO: DEBORAH PARKER WONG

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