Daily Wine News: The End of Dirty & Rowdy

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-09-2021

“One of California’s most cutting-edge wine brands is dissolving. Napa’s Dirty & Rowdy Wine Co., which has developed a devoted following for its experimental, genre-defying Mourvedres, is shutting down after 11 years,” reports Esther Mobley in the San Francisco Chronicle. “Winemaker Hardy Wallace said that he had ended his partnership with co-founder Matt Richardson as of Wednesday…As his next act, Wallace is partnering with his wife Kate Graham to launch their own wine label, called Extradimensional Wine Co. Yeah!”

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