Sam Neill Makes Wine ~ WITH A SENSE OF HUMOR
The actor Sam Neill (Dead Calm, Jurassic Park, The Hunt for Red October, The Piano and more) makes wine.
He owns a New Zealand winery called Two Paddocks.
We interviewed Sam a while back for our monthly Uncorked wine travelogue, and here’s what he had to say about deciding to start a winery. Pretty funny!
“I think it was a rush of blood to the head. A friend wrote to me and said, I want to buy a vineyard. Advise me. I said, take a cold shower and leave it for a year. You never take into account the fickle nature of Mother Nature. Last year, we lost 100% of our Pinot crop. It’s just as well that I still keep a day job.”
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