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Life After the City: From drinking wine to making it

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 03:11

Sept. 12 - Mark Driver left his hedge fund career to co-found the Rathfinny Estate, on course to be the UK’s largest vineyard. Now the weather, rather than the Asian markets, keeps him awake at night.

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Life After the City: From drinking wine to making it

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 03:11