Last May, an extraordinary thing happened: Randall Grahm, the iconic winemaker of Bonny Doon Vineyard, came for dinner. With him arrived a caravan of 14 wines – wines that echoed through the last 25 years of his astonishing journey as a winemaker.

Seven months later, I still remember every little detail of that dinner, the joy of sipping so many outstanding wines, and the privilege of having Randall Grahm himself reflect on each wine as the dinner and the evening unfolded. I shall never forget it.

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