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AUGUST 17, 2016 #WBC: History of Winemaking in Lodi and Amador County
They came to Lodi and Amador County for Gold … and became farmers. The History of Winemaking in Lodi and Amador County. California’s nascent wine industry took flight during the Gold Rush of the 1850s, amid the rugged western foothills of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range.
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AUGUST 17, 2016 Amador County #WBC16: Tapas & Terroirs
One of the reasons I was so eager to go on the pre-trip to Amador County – aside from tasting the Zinfandel and other wines of the region – was to experience the “Old West” ambiance I heard so much about.