When winemaker George Guglielmo joined the family business in the late 1960s, there were fewer than 200 wineries in California. At that time, the Guglielmo family delivered most of their wine directly to their customers’ homes, with a five-gallon minimum.
The clientele, spanning from San Francisco to Salinas, preferred Burgundy blends that were enjoyed with meals. The wine was often dropped off on people’s porches. “Sort of like the milkman, but later in the day,” George joked.
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