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How long to store opened wine…

  My gentleman friend knows he likes wine, he just doesn’t know anything about it. In a dark corner of his pantry are the precious twelve bottles he owns, laying down on one side. A great start! But, living alone he doesn’t always finish the bottle he has opened. Which leads me to the title […]

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Harvest has begun!

Chatom Vineyards has begun the 2014 Harvest season, as have many of our there wineries in Calaveras. Here’s a sneak peek behind the scenes at Semillon and Chardonnay grapes being processed.

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Living with Wildfire

  An acquaintance of mine recently moved to Groveland, California from Pacifica. He was evacuated from his home last summer for the El Portal wildfire, which devastated the area.  In talking to his neighbors and friends in the community, none of them thought this summer would be nearly has frightening as last. Yet, a year […]

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Grape Stomp 2014 – Sign up your team!   Grape Stomp 2013 Promo from Jason B Smith on Vimeo.

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