“If you look them up online, you’ll see that, seven years apart, I’m quoted in articles in the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle
that vermouth is about to have its moment,” says vintner and, yes,
vermouth maker Carl Sutton. “If you keep saying it, it has to happen.”
That’s the very short answer as to why Sutton is in town, working with
Jesse Smith from Casitas Valley Farm and Kyle Hollister from the
just-begun T.W. Hollister & Co. Wines.