Thursday, April 28, 2016

California Historical Landmark #392

Buena Vista Winery and Vineyards
California State Historical Landmark #392

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This landmark is located at 18000 Old Winery Road, 2 miles northeast of Sonoma, California. There are 26 other California State Historical Landmarks in Sonoma County. The GPS coordinates for this location are 38° 17' 58.0" N 122° 25' 21.7" W.

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California Historical Marker #392

Founded in 1857, this is the birthplace of California wine. Its founder, Colonel Agoston Haraszthy, called the father of the state's wine industry, toured Europe in 1861 to gather grape vine cuttings, he also oversaw planting the vineyards and digging wine storage tunnels into the limestone rock of the hillsides.

California Historical Marker #392

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