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Among the speakers was James Maynard Keenan, frontman of the US rock band Tool, who now makes wine under his Caduceus Cellars winery in Arizona. During his speech, Keenan spoke of the challenges posed by Arizona’s hostile climate, but how more winemakers are gradually establishing vineyards in the region and helping its economy to thrive, providing jobs to families living there.

“I’m not the only one in Arizona, but I am one of the crazy ones,” he said. “We have an industry with 100 wineries growing everything under the sun. It’s an extremely diverse area.”

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