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There is an impression abroad in the East--a hazy, vague impression, it is true, but still an impression--that the Californian ... [Read more]

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A Walk Through Time: Amos Lunt, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Robert Liddell, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Robert Majors, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: The Rountree Family, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Sheriff Milton Besse, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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Santa Cruz was the birthplace of California's temperance movement. But beyond the whiskey-induced revelries of the county alcohol trade lies the more genteel history of the Santa Cruz County wine industry. Its saintly origin was the mission church itself, which planted its vineyards between 1804 and 1807 in what is ..." [More]

Excerpted from A History of Wine Making in the Santa Cruz Mountains by Ross Eric Gibson