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A Perfect Score - Craig Hall - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

A Perfect Score

10/21/2016 - 7:30pm

Central Library - The Bubbler

Craig and Kathryn Hall recount their twenty-year climb from amateur winemakers to recipients of an elusive perfect score from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. The Halls launched themselves head first into Napa Valley 20 years ago with the purchase of their first vineyard and never looked back. Since then, their critically acclaimed HALL Wines and WALT Wines have become fixtures of the California wine industry, winning numerous accolades including now, two coveted 100-point "perfect scores."
 
A Perfect Score weaves a vibrant tale of the HALL brand's rise to success, Napa Valley's tug-of-war between localism and tourism, and the evolving nature of the wine industry as a whole. Readers who love a good glass of wine will find much to savor in the Halls' expert account of the art, soul, and business of a modern winery.  Samples of wine will be offered.

Craig Hall

About Presenter Craig Hall

 

Craig Hall is chairman and founder of Dallas-based Hall Financial Group. A life-long entrepreneur and investor, in addition to the vineyard and winery business, his professional interests today include real estate, venture capital, technology and hotels in the United States and Europe. Craig Hall is the author of five books, the most recent being Timing the Real Estate Market: The Secrets to Buying Low and Selling High.
 
In 2007, Craig earned the Horatio Alger Award honoring people who have succeeded in spite of adversity. He was honored in Washington, D.C., with 10 other recipients—including NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw and retired Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubauch. Together with his wife, Kathryn, they have four children.

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