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Winery of the Week: Mazzocco – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Mazzocco – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

We wrap up our exploration of Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley with Mazzocco Winery.  Their main focus is the area’s signature grape, Zinfandel, which...

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Winery of the Week: Peterson – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Peterson – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

For our third installment exploring wineries in Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley, we turn to Peterson.  There, for over twenty-five years, owner Fred Peterson...

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Winery of the Week: Kokomo – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Kokomo – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

We continue our survey of Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley, with Kokomo Winery. (Last week we looked at Pedroncelli.) Since their inception in 2004, the winery...

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Winery of the Week: Stony Ridge – Livermore Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Stony Ridge – Livermore Valley, Ca

The Corbett family owns Stony Ridge winery in California’s Livermore Valley, located just southeast of the San Francisco Bay. They produce only 100 percent...

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Winery of the Week: Seebass Vineyards – Mendocino County, Ca

Winery of the Week: Seebass Vineyards – Mendocino County, Ca

The folks at Seebass Vineyards have been growing grapes on their estate, in California’s Mendocino County for over thirty years. Much of that fruit is sold...

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Winery of the Week: Buena Vista – Sonoma County, Ca

Winery of the Week: Buena Vista – Sonoma County, Ca

Buena Vista Winery, founded in 1857 by Hungarian immigrant, Agoston Haraszthy, the self-proclaimed “Count of Buena Vista” was California’s first premium winery....

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Winery of the Week: Llano Estacado – Texas

Winery of the Week: Llano Estacado – Texas

Texas may not be a land you associate with wine country, but Llano Estacado Winery, in in the western part of the state, has been around since 1976. From it’s...

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Wines of the Week: Ferrari Carano & Lazy Creek Vineyards

Wines of the Week: Ferrari Carano & Lazy Creek Vineyards

Don and Rhonda Carano have established their name as one of the most respected in California wine, first with Ferrari-Carano Winery in Sonoma County and, more recently...

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Wines of the Week: Paso Robles C.A.B Collective Blends & Varietals

Wines of the Week: Paso Robles C.A.B Collective Blends & Varietals

We continue our look (check out Part one here) at the wines of the Paso Robles C.A.B Collective, a group of wineries dedicated to showing off and promoting the best...

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Winery of the Week: Merriam Vineyards – Sonoma County

Winery of the Week: Merriam Vineyards – Sonoma County

At Merriam Vineyards, in Sonoma County, their wines are inspired by traditional French styles of farming and winemaking. They focus on delivering vineyard-designated...

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