Since the start of this podcast over 13 years ago I’ve interviewed Stu Smith several times. I’ve always enjoyed his candor and humor. He’s a very smart guy. This was one of the most fun and highly educating interviews I’ve done with Stu. I enjoyed every minute. Its also one of the few times we had an “audience” during the recording. Speedy and Lisa Baldwin, were at the winery for a tasting, and sat in on the recording, making for a good time. Stu has owned Smith-Madrone for 50 years now. Think about that before you listen. A fantastic accomplishment. Cheers to you, Stu.

Special thanks to Julie Ann Kodmur for arranging the interview.

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Written by Ray Fister

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