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Celebrating the “great” and “grand” Concannon ladies

Ellen Rowe Concannon

This past Mother’s Day had 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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Happy Birthday to My Great-Grandfather, James Concannon !!!

What an incredible experience it has been launching Concannon Irish Whiskey, and how I wish my Great-Grandfather were here now so I could personally give him this Special Tribute on his Birthday… which, as luck would have it, is also on St. Patrick’s Day!! Continue reading

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Introducing our new hand-crafted Concannon Irish Whiskey!

We’re excited to tell you about a brand new product we’ll be introducing in February – Concannon Irish Whiskey. Crafted in Ireland in conjunction with Cooley Distillery, our artisan whiskey has been years in the making, a true labor of love and a salute to our Irish heritage. Continue reading

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Inspired By the Future, Rooted In Tradition

Here at Concannon Vineyard, we’re always looking to the future by blending innovation with our rich family tradition. Our family legacy began in 1865 when my great-grandfather, James Concannon, sailed to America from the rocky coast of Ireland, becoming the first Irish immigrant to establish a successful winery in America. Continue reading

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A Concannon Christmas Story

Long ago, and in the same house in which I was reared, the first Concannon Family Christmas in Livermore was celebrated by my Great Grandparents, James and Ellen Concannon. That celebration was over 128 years ago… Continue reading

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