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Samantha Redmond
Q&A with Andy Cook, winemaker at Consolation, Roussillon

Q&A with Andy Cook, winemaker at Consolation, Roussillon

What’s the story..? Tell us more about your journey into the world of wine: My parents first took me on a wine tour when I was 11 years old and we lived in Germany. I was allowed a couple of sips, and the sweet, heady taste of Piesporter transformed my life!Which wine sparked your love of the grape? See above. Some years later, my first fine new world wine was Ridge Monte Bello 1985 – I realized you didn’t have to be in Bordeaux or Burgundy to make world class, fantastically complex wine.What makes your wines unique? What’s your winemaking...

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