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A visit to the Elio Grasso winery

Published:  24 May, 2014

Though the home looks quite glamorous today and given the stature of Elio Grasso wine in the world of fine wine, one would think life was always easy, a Latin verse carved into the wood of an ancient cabinet in the tasting room suggests that this was not the case. According to the verse, in 1885 a hailstorm decimated the vineyard and "not a leaf was hanging."

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