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Concannon Vineyard Ghost Stories

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The following stories are the firsthand accounts of witnesses at the Historic Concannon Vineyard Estate. Years ago, the Concannon Vineyard Tasting Room was very different. The small space was heated by an old fireplace, and a single candle made from … Continue reading

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“Celebrate Your Roots” and Plan the Perfect Family Reunion

The Concannon Family then and now

As a founding family of the California wine industry for 130 years, reunions are a tradition to the Concannons.  Once a year, about 50 of John Concannon’s relatives get together to enjoy quality time and celebrate good food, good wine, … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Cab Day with Concannon on August 29th

Concannon Cab Clone milestones

It’s time to celebrate big wine, big food, and big living! As National Cabernet Sauvignon Day (August 29th, 2013) draws near, Concannon Vineyard commemorates the 130th Anniversary of Concannon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. Cab has been a key part of our … Continue reading

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Veraison at Concannon Vineyard


It is an exciting time at our Vineyard–our grape berries are beginning to turn PURPLE! Our once green-colored clusters now have splashes of purple amidst the many clusters of grapes hanging from the vines.  This life cycle stage of the … Continue reading

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Meet Concannon Vineyard’s Topiary Master

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When you visit Concannon Vineyard, you can count on three things: amazing wine, friendly hospitality and beautiful scenery. The latter is all thanks to Ernesto Hernandez, the lead groundskeeper, and his crew. For the past 30 years, Ernesto has dedicated … Continue reading

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