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Let’s raise a glass to Winehaven in Richmond, which was once the wine capital of California

Would you believe the city of Richmond across the bay from San Francisco — now home to a large Chevron oil refinery — was once California’s undisputed wine capital? That’s because in 1907, the state’s biggest turn-of-the-20th-century wine monopoly, the California Wine Association, built a 47-acre compound there, evocatively named Winehaven. As many as 12 […]