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How to Grow a Grapevine from Cuttings
By Christian Ahlmann 28 March 2020 0

The plants in the picture were sticks on a dormant grapevine a few weeks ago. Grapes grow like weeds, so they are fun to start from cuttings. In short, you cut a stick from ...

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Top 10 Things to do During “Shelter in Place”
By Christian Ahlmann 21 March 2020 0

Photo Credit: Cassandra DeTrinidad 10. Call someone you haven’t talked to for a while. They would love to hear from you! 9. Send a letter. Remember how sp ...

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Wildflowers in March
By Else Ahlmann 16 March 2020 0

When Kaj and I began our hike towards the Diamond Mine Vineyard, the landscape looked just like it had looked all winter. The green grass was a lush backdrop for ...

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Is Lake County’s “Signature Red” Actually a Blend?
By Christian Ahlmann 4 March 2020 2

It is written nowhere that a great wine region needs a signature grape, but most great wine regions happen to have one. Napa Valley is all about Cabernet Sau ...

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