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Little-Known Wine Facts About Cleopatra

Cleopatra – the last pharaoh and one of the most powerful rulers of Egypt, a debauched temptress and a woman of superior intellect. It turned out that she was also a huge wine lover along with Marc Antony, a Roman general and her lover, who by the way, was declared the New Dionysus, a god of wine, happiness, and immortality.

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Going green: California winemakers lead the way

There are people like us, typically smaller vineyards, who are willing to go the extra mile to farm in a more intimate way with the soil, in a way that is not always the most efficient. Yet a lot of vineyards are run by professional managers looking for the greatest efficiency, which often goes hand-in-hand with the use of herbicides and pesticides.

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