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"There are so many wines now," said Ms Saunier, pointing to California and other regions that have exploded onto the scene since the early 1980s. "And, of course, whenever the dollar is strong, everyone wants to be an importer."

Pioneer in bringing burgundies to America

Apr 21, 2017 5:50 AM

WHEN Martine Saunier began importing French wine to the US nearly half a century ago, she helped create a market. Americans were discovering their love of wine and food, and California's wine industry was embarking on a renaissance. We were ready for something new. It was 1969.

Ms Saunier

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