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Rustic Suisun Valley Has Launched a New ...

There are very few places in California wine country that have Suisun Valley’s rustic charm. Some of its unique facets include the following: Suisun Valley is a small, self contained appellated valley. It’s only eight miles long, and five miles wide. Within its borders, Suisun Valley has a rich, agricultural heritage that dates back to 1848. Suisun Valley also has an impressive...

Wooden Valley Winery, a 75 Year History ...

Wooden Valley Winery ~ The Early Years ~ Brothers Manuel and Salvador Brea founded Wooden Valley Winery in Suisun Valley, at the end of prohibition in 1933. Salvador named the winery after the road where it was located. At the time, it was called the Wooden Valley Road. (Today, this road is called Suisun Valley Road.) Family friend Mario Lanza, who worked as a partner in the Oakland...

Many Suisun Valley Growers Have Also Bec...

This video is the result of the Suisun Valley Grape Growers Association morphing into Suisun Valley Vintner & Grape-Growers Association, and celebrate with a spring Passport Sunday. President of the Suisun Valley Vintners and Grape Growers said of this video: “It’s an interesting piece of timing. As we move into harvest this allows you to look back the start of the growing...

Between Two Metro’s

While Suisun Valley has one of the more bucolic settings, especially for a small Northern Ca wine valley, it is also mid stream between the two major metro areas of San Francisco/Oakland and Sacramento. These two major areas are linked primarily by Interstate 80, which runs through the lower part of Suisun Valley. Many make the trip (daily) without even knowing the wine region they...

Visiting by rail and bike

Back about a year ago an unanticipated guest blog post from a new transplant to San Francisco from the Midwest, who just happened to love wine and touring on her bicycle, came to our attention. There had been no direct contact leading up to the post, yet here was a new Suisun Valley visitor explaining how she found our valley and how easy it turned out to be to do it in her...

Suisun Valley review in Comstock’s

The following was published in Comstock’s Magazine in their Dec 2009 issue. Suisun-er or Later After more than a century of grape growing, wine emerges north of Fairfield by Pru Mendez, Ben Magaña, Paul Marsh and Ed Roehr | December 2009 Anyone driving down Interstate 80 can see that orchards and field crops are no small business in Solano County. Landmark signs such as...

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