When Jason Robey was brought onboard to head up the new “farm-to-glass” mixology program at Michael’s in Santa Monica, Calif., Michael’s owner Michael McCarty was impressed that Robey knew his way around planting rows and pulling weeds as much as he knew his way behind the bar. “He’s a mixologist and a master gardener,” McCarty said of Robey. “I respect people [who] take the time and effort to do that. I’ve had a vineyard since 1985, so I ...

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