the vintner...Mr Chardonney
Their is a vinedresser, and their is a winemaker. The winemaker is traditionally called a vintner. I love the following article that speaks of the humble beginnings of a "cellar rat" who studied the trade and craft of winemaking becoming a world renowned "vintner". I love the nicknames that attached themselves to him after years of refining his wine. Mr. Chardonnay, the Godfather of wine, the Winemaster. And I especially love how this article ends..."he enriched the wine world with his outstanding work and is now passing the torch to his son Matt." Oh, that this could be said of me. I long to enrich the world with my delicate treatment of marriage.
Here's the article...