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The Legacy

 

The Legacy

 

But of course the vines, the indigenous fruit, were here first.

 

Describing what would eventually become North Carolina, even the conquistador Verrazano referred in his 1524 journal to the “many vines growing naturally there that would without doubt yield excellent wines.”

 

Who would marry the two? Who would fuse the familial commitment to the bounty of the earth with coaxing the very best from the grape?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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