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Iron Horse Vineyards

California, the most populous state of the United States, located on the Pacific coast of North America is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. The four largest cities are Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose and San Francisco. California is also the home of and wine producing regions such as Santa Barbara and Northern California's Wine Country.
Iron Horse is one of Sonoma County's most prestigious, small, independent, estate, family owned wineries. The founding partners, Audrey and Barry Sterling first saw it in the pouring rain in February 1976. Driving down Ross Station Road, they were sure they were lost until they crested the knoll and the view opened up to 300 acres of gentle rolling hills and a wall of trees behind that looked like Camelot to them. There were 110 acres in vine at the time, originally planted by Forrest Tancer when he was working for Rodney Strong. Forrest and the Sterlings became partners, upgraded the vineyard, engineered an elaborate frost protection system, built the winery and produced their first vintage of Estate Chardonnay in 1978.
Iron Horse’s wonderful wine club consists of quarterly shipments of two to four bottles chosen to fit the season, as they are showing at their best releases, library selections or limited production wines. They try to have a red, a white and a bubbly in each assortment. Their cost ranges from 110 dollars to 145 dollars per quarter after a 25 percent discount is applied. It is only available for Corral Club shipments, plus tax, handling and shipping. Ones credit card is automatically charged when the wine is delivered. The members receive a 20 percent discount on wine purchases excluding reserve wines and limited releases.
At Iron Horse, they support ones basic right to enjoy a steady supply of delicious Rhone-style wines not to mention a plenty of fine food and good cheer. Iron Horse is one of the best wineries in the California. They reflect their passion for creating blends that reveal the unique characteristics of the individual vineyards.

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