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Edward Russell - Modern Era

After a varied career, Edward Russell studied oenology, then purchased 170 acres and started his own vineyard and winery. From six grape varietals he produces 13 kinds of wine through blending. He explains the life cycle of the grape from initial planting to bottling.

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Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Launching a vineyard & winery late in life

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

Walking tour of wine bottling & vineyard


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AV Barn

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