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How a Beloved Manga Helped a Berkeley Winery Blow Up in Japan

There’s really no way to prepare yourself for the news that, for seemingly esoteric reasons, you’ve blown up in Japan. Bridget Leary, the general manager at Berkeley’s Broc Cellars, remembers the day she received the unexpected email from the winery’s Japanese distributor.  The gist of the email, Leary recalls, was, “You’re famous now!”