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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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June 23 Wine Cave Dinner highlights

June 23 Wine Cave Dinner highlights 0

Uncategorized 🕔July 1, 2018

Our June 23 Wine Cave Dinner was a huge success, thanks to all who attended! Along with an amazing lineup of wines, the June 23 Wine Cave Dinner showcased an elegant and flavorful five-course dinner prepared in front of our

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Wine industry employed 1.7 million people last year

Wine industry employed 1.7 million people last year 0

Study 🕔October 23, 2017

Most of the $219.9 billion that the wine industry produced last year came from California, according to a recent study.   The National Association of American Wineries said that our industry is responsible for 1.74 million American jobs at more

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Mt. Vernon Wine Club members go fishing with us in Alaska!

Mt. Vernon Wine Club members go fishing with us in Alaska! 0

Events 🕔October 2, 2017

We went fishing – but we’re back! All of us here at Mt. Vernon circle our calendars for late summer when we embark on our Wine Club Member Alaska fishing trip. This year’s fun group, which included some of our

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Polyphenol, found in wine, fruits and vegetables promotes good health

Polyphenol, found in wine, fruits and vegetables promotes good health 0

Health 🕔September 25, 2017

Do you know foods rich in polyphenols, which is found in fruits, vegetables and some beverages like red wine and coffee, contain beneficial health properties? Scientists say the more color you include in your diet – the better. That’s because

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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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Moderate wine consumption linked to dementia prevention

Moderate wine consumption linked to dementia prevention 0

Health 🕔August 15, 2017

At Mt. Vernon, we know wine is good for our palates and for our soul. Wine brings us together with family and friends, completes our meals and brings cheer to some of life’s smallest and biggest moments, from weddings to

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Millennials prefer wine as beer consumption, sales fall

Millennials prefer wine as beer consumption, sales fall 0

Millennials 🕔July 31, 2017

Despite Northern California being a hub for great wine and beer (craft breweries have seemed to really take off in popularity over the last decade), beer sales are down and wine is more popular with millennials. According to a recent

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Auburn Journal names Mt. Vernon best winery for 15th straight year!

Auburn Journal names Mt. Vernon best winery for 15th straight year! 0

Wine 🕔July 20, 2017

Mt. Vernon Winery was named Best Winery by the Auburn Journal for the 15th consecutive year. Our family-owned and operated winery is honored and humbled by yet another award recognizing its commitment to excellence in wine making and customer service.

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