A Perfect Score

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A Perfect Score

The Art, Soul, and Business of a 21st-Century Winery

Craig Hall and Kathryn Walt 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.

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About the Authors:

CRAIG AND KATHRYN HALL are the owners of HALL and WALT Wines. Craig is also chairman and founder of Dallas-based HALL Group. Craig’s distinguished career in business and as a 5-time author, civic leader, and philanthropist reflects the highest qualities of entrepreneurship.

KATHRYN HALL has been involved in the California wine industry since her family first purchased a vineyard in 1972. She has had a distinguished career as a successful businesswoman, lawyer, community activist, and as the United States Ambassador to Austria.

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Book Tour

Craig and Kathryn will be traveling across the US to share their story and sign books. *Note Many of these locations are tentative and as tickets become available, location names will link to details.

Sep 22 - 3660 on the Rise - Honolulu, HI
Sep 23 - Center Club - Costa Mesa, CA
Sep 24 - Newport Wine and Food - Newport, RI
Sep 25 - Newport Wine and Food - Newport, RI
Sep 26 - Legal Seafood - Boston, MA
Sep 27 - University Club - Washington, DC
Sep 28 - Four Seasons - Washington, DC
Sep 28 - Tavern Americana - Scottsdale, AZ
Sep 29 - Marche Bacchus - Las Vegas, NV
Sep 29 - Kathryn Hall Release - Washington, DC

Oct 06 - Kathryn Hall Release - Seattle, WA
Oct 18 - Book Passage - SF Ferry Building, CA
Oct 21 - Wisconsin Book Festival - Madison, WI
Oct 22 - Kohler Food and Wine - Kohler , WI
Oct 25 - Affresco Pizzeria - Chicago, IL
Oct 27 - III Forks - Dallas, TX
Nov 11 - Fairmont - San Jose, CA
Nov 12 - Annandale Golf Club - Los Angeles, CA
Nov 14 - Pages A Bookstore - Manhattan Beach, CA
Nov 15 - La Gran Terraza - San Diego, CA
Nov 17 - Biltmore Hotel - Miami, FL




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