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Mark Spivak

Quench! – Hilliard Bruce

He started out in finance, and worked as a master gardener and full-time painter before opening his own winery in California’s Santa Rita Hills.
She was a professional musician, had her own biscotti business and trained Arabian horses. Mark traces the remarkable journeys of John Hilliard and Christine Bruce in a conversation with John, and explores the impact their personal lives may have had on their wine. On Bizarre Beverage News, Mark examines two developments in the world of craft beer, unveils the phenomenon of the moscato milk shake, and reveals the world’s newest and most unlikely wine region—Scotland.


Hilliard Bruce Vineyards—Link to:

Binny’s Beverage Depot—Link to:

Iconic Spirits: An Intoxicating History—Link to: