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Sierra Foothills - There's wine in them thar hills
With one small discovery of a shiny piece of precious metal, the Sierra Nevada Mountains became a site of frenzied activity during the mid-19th century, as people from around the world came in hopes of quick fortune. The California Gold Rush brought countless prospectors looking for that one large chunk of metal that would relocate them to easy street for the rest of their earthly days. But instead of having their heads in the clouds, newcomers that had their feet on the ground and hands in the soil, may have made the better gamble. . . . keep reading
Alexander Valley
The brightest and best spot in the world When Cyrus Alexander, a failed fur trader that lived during the mid 1800's, first laid eyes  on the valley that would later be named for him, he called it “the brightest and best . . . keep reading
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