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Learn more about the “great” and “grand” Concannon ladies

Ellen Rowe Concannon

Mother’s Day has me thinking about my mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Each of these remarkable women made huge contributions to the success of our family winery over the last 128 years, and I thought I’d share some fond memories and a bit of history with you. Continue reading

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Back to Basics? We Never Left!

Spring is a time of rebirth, renewal and new beginnings. Nowhere is there a greater example of this than in our vineyards. Simply put, quality wine comes from quality grown grapes. At Concannon, we believe in supporting “Mother Nature” through natural efforts. Continue reading

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Tradition with Innovation

by John Concannon What’s new is old and what’s old is new – Tradition with Innovation It’s 2011 and everything is different. Different jobs, challenges, and opportunities. So why would a winery stay the same? Back in the late 1800s, … Continue reading

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Concannon Vineyard and 4th Generation Vintner John Concannon

Written by John Concannon I would like to give you a proud son’s personal insight into the man who many refer to as the “Godfather of Petite Sirah.”—James Concannon. Throughout 2011, Concannon will be celebrating 50 years as “America’s First … Continue reading

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