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Blog – Dry Wines

Like all good wines, Courtyard Winery is a marriage with a good story, too. Randy Graham was first introduced to grape growing through his great grandparents who packed baskets of fresh-picked grapes and sent them to New York City by railcar from North East, Pennsylvania.   Laura Graham’s grandparents were also fruit farmers who settled in the Bay Area of California. Randy and Laura met in...
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Beautiful decorating and organizing ideas come from the hands of John and Ann Watson. The artisans behind Watson Pottery and Glass bring an array of pottery that features that handworked signature, like the Wine Cooler or Utensil with the equine relief shown on the left. The jewelry is flameworked glass beads, which create dazzling, and unique ear rings and necklaces. See more from the Watson...
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Donut Day? There’s a wine for that.

Hello National Donut Day.  I know you were created by the Salvation Army in 1938  but I  never focused on celebrating you as a holiday before now.  So, here goes…   Dearest Donut, I know I don’t talk to you often, but, I’m one of your biggest fans. I’m the one who would take the last donut from the office coffee room (after I had already eaten my share). And I think...
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It’s about the Wine Experience

Welcome to the Wine Experience.  It’s  calling a small, elegant ship your home, as it leisurely travels down a river in Europe.  Each day, the captain ports at quaint European villages which you tour.  Meanwhile the chef stops in the village market to buy the local wines and fresh meats or fish and produce which he serves to you that night. As I describe the many aspects of the Wine...
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