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Responsible for the vast majority of American wine production, if California were a country, it would be the world’s fourth largest wine-producing nation. The state’s diverse terrain and microclimates allow for an incredible range of wine styles, and unlike tradition-bound Europe, experimentation is more than welcome here. Wineries range from tiny, family-owned boutiques to massive corporations, and price and production are equally varied. Plenty of inexpensive bulk wine is made in the Central Valley area, while Napa Valley is responsible for some of the world’s most prestigious and expensive “cult” wines.

Each American Viticultural Area (AVA) and sub-AVA of has its own distinct personality, allowing California to produce wine of every fashion: from bone dry to unctuously sweet, still to sparkling, light and fresh to rich and full-bodied. In the Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc dominate vineyard acreage. Sonoma County is best known for Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rosé and Zinfandel. The Central Coast has carved out a niche with Rhône Blends blends based on Grenache and Syrah, while Mendocino has found success with cool climate varieties such as Pinot noir, Riesling and Gewürztraminer. With all the diversity that California has to offer, any wine lover will find something to get excited about here.

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  • Inglenook Rubicon 1979
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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    • Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1979 Front Label
      Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1979
      Cabernet Sauvignon from Calistoga, Napa Valley, California
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    • Louis Martini Monte Rosso Cabernet Sauvignon 1979 Front Label
      Louis Martini Monte Rosso Cabernet Sauvignon 1979
      Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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      • Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnun - signs of seepage) 1979 Front Label
        Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnun - signs of seepage) 1979
        Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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        • Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1979 Front Label
          Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1979
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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          • Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1979 Front Label
            Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1979
            Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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            • Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1979 Front Label
              Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1979
              Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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            • Silver Oak Napa Valley Bonny's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1979 Front Label
              Silver Oak Napa Valley Bonny's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1979
              Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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              • Opus One (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1979 Front Label
                Opus One (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1979
                Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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              • Opus One  1979 Front Label
                Opus One 1979
                Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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              • Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1979 Front Label
                Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1979
                Cabernet Sauvignon from California
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              • Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1979 Front Label
                Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1979
                Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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              • Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5L signs of seepage) 1979 Front Bottle Shot
                Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5L signs of seepage) 1979
                Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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              • Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (3 Liter - signs of seepage) 1979 Front Bottle Shot
                Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (3 Liter - signs of seepage) 1979
                Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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              • Spring Mountain Vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1979
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