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Napa Valley

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History The history of viticulture in Napa Valley began in 1840, when the pioneer George C. Yount planted the first vines on this humble land and was further developed over time by European immigrants. In 1861 Charles Krug was the first to sell its wines profitably. With innovative ideas and a careful selection of his vines, he raised the quality ... Read More »

Hortense’s Picks for October: Confidences de Prieure Lichine and Matthiasson Napa Valley

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Confidences de Prieure Lichine 2008 and Matthiasson Napa Valley Read More »

Redefining California Cabernet: Silver Oak Cellars

Silver Oak Cellars in Napa Valley

Raymond T. Duncan recognized the potential of the Napa Valley when he first visited in the 1960s. By 1972 he had purchased enough land in the Napa and Alexander Valleys to approach Justin Meyer. Working together they founded Silver Oak Cellars with the goal to redefine the standards of great California Wine. Over 40 years later they have succeeded, becoming ... Read More »

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