Bon Appétit

By: HUGH GARVEY

Published: OCTOBER 4, 2011

It’s a stunningly clear day in Malibu and Emilio Estevez is worried about the crows circling the Pinot Noir growing in his yard. The grapes aren’t ripe enough to harvest for the 2011 bottling of his Casa Dumetz Pinot Noir, but that doesn’t deter the birds from swooping in and strafing his tiny crop. “Crows are used to eating roadkill,” says Estevez. “So these grapes are plenty sweet for them.” Raccoons have claimed two of his chickens, and he’s fighting an ongoing battle with rabbits over who gets first pick of the 20 varieties of vegetables that grow out back near the pool…

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