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• Contra Costa County Emerging Wine Industry Rivals Napa

Contra Costa County Emerging Wine Industry Rivals Napa

Bigger isn’t necessarily better in Contra Costa County when it comes to winemaking. With most growers in Walnut Creek and Lamorinda producing fewer than 1,000 cases, boutique craftsmanship equals — and some say trumps — what Napa can produce. Tim Jochner runs Shadowbrook Winery’s production and tasting parties out of a home off Walnut Creek’s […]