California Wine – Buy or Grow Your Own?

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If you love a good California wine, you’re not alone.  Enough people enjoy California wine that there are over 1100 vineyards producing it!  (They grew over 3 million tons of wine grapes just in 2008 alone…)  In fact, California, if it were a country, would be the 4th largest one producing wines in the world, just after France, Italy and Spain.

While most people think of California wines as coming from the Napa or Sonoma Counties up near San Francisco, in reality, the bulk of the grapes are grown in the Central Valley (reaching from Sacramento to San Joaquin.)  This area produces over 75% of the grapes grown to make California’s wines each year. Read the rest of this entry ยป

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