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Vinous Secrets of the Hearst Castle

During the period of Prohibition in America, newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst took an editorial stance for temperance but against the 18th Amendment. “I consider the 18th Amendment not only the most flagrant violation of the basic American principle of

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

A New York ‘Vinifera’ Pioneer Still Going Strong After 56 Years

In France, Italy and Germany, it’s not unusual to encounter wineries that have been owned and operated by the same family for generations. Multi-generational wineries are not so common in the United States, partly because America is a relatively young

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Posted in Wineries of Distinction
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