Winemaker and Boatbuilder: Bedell Cellars' Trent Preszler

Trent Preszler is CEO of Bedell Vineyards, and

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Trent Preszler is CEO of Bedell Vineyards, and in his spare time has taught himself to build canoes.  His Mattituck workshop is called Preszler Woodshop, and he employs traditional techniques to bend and hone hundreds of strips of assorted wood to fashion his canoes. (Credit: Randee Daddona; Newsday / Chris Ware)

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