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Good Old Days are Back Again – Prohibition Ends at Last!

On December 5, 1933, giddy citizens all throughout the nation celebrated the repeal of the 18th Amendment, better known as Prohibition. Introduced by Judiciary Chairman Andrew Volstead of Minnesota, the Prohibition Amendment banned the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages. … Continue reading

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Harvest in Sonoma

By Kristie Sheppard: SomethingAboutSonoma.Com Staff September is #CaliforniaWineMonth and as the summer comes to an end, winemakers are gearing up for their busiest time of the year when California’s Dionysian fruit is gathered from the fields in preparation for its … Continue reading

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2014 Sonoma Valley Crush

By: Kristin Blaschke, SomethingAboutSonoma.com Staff Harvest time in Sonoma is a unique experience, and offers the opportunity to receive a behind-the-scenes and hands-on look at what happens during harvest. The 2014 Sonoma Valley Crush allows guests to visit any of … Continue reading

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2014 Harvest Begins!

Although August may signal the winding down of summer, it also brings excitement to Sonoma County, and one of the best times of the year to pay a visit! Harvest events will start popping up all around Sonoma County, and … Continue reading

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Harvest in Sonoma County: 10 Facts

By: Jillian Fiske, Marketing Specialist The month of October traditionally brings cooler weather, scarves, boots and the beginning of the holiday season. In Wine Country however, October means days starting in the vineyard before sunrise, and the rest of the … Continue reading

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A Q&A About Harvest

Harvest is one of the busiest times for Sonoma County as wineries prepare to receive the ripened grapes and turn them into fabulous wines! Most people don’t know very much about what’s really happening behind those winery doors. We sat … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Harvest Vines

Isn’t it amazing that somehow the grapes from these vines will turn into the delicious wines our region is known for? Winemaking is such a unique occupation and we are so thankful for those who deliver the delicious wines we … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Grapes for crush

Harvest Grapes

Harvest (at least the first part) is well under way in Sonoma County, with thousands of tons of grapes picked every day. Harvest requires thousands of hours of work for most winery staff, monitoring the grapes for optimum picking time, … Continue reading

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Sonoma Valley Crush Discount

Sonoma Valley Crush!

Want to be involved in a wine harvest & crush? Find out what it’s like September 29 and 30 in the Sonoma Valley. Join HOSVA winery members for the 2012 Sonoma Valley CRUSH and experience harvest, hands-on. Use the code 2012SVC … Continue reading

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Harvest is here

Sonoma Harvest

Today (early this morning), our friends at St. Francis Winery and Vineyards began the 2012 Harvest, picking the first batch of Chardonnay grapes. Workers move at a speed that would astonish most, and do so with precision and ease, with … Continue reading

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