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The history of the grape stomp

The history of the grape stomp 0

Auburn , Charity , Events , Wine 🕔July 16, 2018

A grape stomp is exactly what it sounds like – stomping grapes with your bare feet. The activity takes place in large vats that pull out the juice to launch the fermentation process. The grape stomp dates back centuries to

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How to properly smell wine

How to properly smell wine 0

Auburn , Winery 🕔September 11, 2017

Have you ever gotten lost and mesmerized by the wonderful aromas inside your glass of Mt. Vernon wine? Smelling wine before drinking it is an important warm-up for the big event known as tasting. Why? We’re preparing our brain to

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September is Wine Month in California – let’s celebrate!

September is Wine Month in California – let’s celebrate! 0

Auburn 🕔August 28, 2017

Next month, the state will recognize its thousands of vintners, grape growers and wine culture during the 13th annual California Wine Month. Mt. Vernon Winery is proud to be among those carrying on the 250-year tradition of grape production in

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5 great places to ride your motorcycle to in Auburn

5 great places to ride your motorcycle to in Auburn 0

Auburn 🕔April 17, 2017

The countdown is on for our inaugural Antique Motorcycle “Show and Shine” event this Friday. We put together a preview to the big show (Vroom! Check out some cool motorcycles at Mt. Vernon) to give you an idea of what

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Wine Cave Dinner gift cards available for Valentine’s Day

Wine Cave Dinner gift cards available for Valentine’s Day 0

Auburn , Events , Food , Holidays , Pairings , Wine Club 🕔January 30, 2017

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to get for that special someone! You are in luck as we have the perfect gift option for you. Mt. Vernon Winery

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The best foods to pair with Syrah

The best foods to pair with Syrah 0

Auburn , Food , Pairings , Syrah 🕔January 26, 2017

Syrah comes to us by France and could be one of the darkest wines you pour into a glass. The wine’s exact origin, however, remains a little unclear due to a couple of competing myths about its birth. Regardless, the

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Study: Wine helps retain brain volume, alleviate diabetes symptoms

Study: Wine helps retain brain volume, alleviate diabetes symptoms 0

Auburn , Health , Study , Wine 🕔January 18, 2017

Go for one more glass … because drinking wine is good for you. We’ve all heard of the health benefits associated with drinking a glass of wine. Even if we don’t exactly read up on the study, we are eager

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Wine Lovers

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Wine Lovers 0

Auburn , Holidays , Swirling Wine , Wine , Wine Tasting 🕔December 28, 2016

The New Year is upon us, and with that comes New Year’s resolutions. To help you out, Mt. Vernon Winery has compiled five resolutions for wine lovers because we want you to have the best experience with your glass of

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Three great Christmas wines

Three great Christmas wines 0

Auburn , Holidays , Merlot , zinfandel 🕔December 24, 2016

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the wine is so delightful. Are you in the Christmas spirit, or what? So are we at Mt. Vernon Winery! Christmas is a time for family and friends to get together and celebrate

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Study: Red wine can help control inflammation

Study: Red wine can help control inflammation 0

Auburn , Health , Winery 🕔November 28, 2016

We already know wine is a delicious beverage that is unique and can be paired with a variety of foods, but did you know it can also help control inflammation? A new study from Georgia State University has discovered that

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