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Appellations, Lush Farmland, and Talented Growers. Welcome to the Napa of Weed.

Appellations, Lush Farmland, and Talented Growers. Welcome to the Napa of Weed.

In Mendocino, California, on the same grounds formerly occupied by Fetzer Vineyards, there is now a cannabis retreat institute called Flow Kana. Equipped with a processing plant to show visitors how fresh bud gets cured and ready for sale, as well as onsite workshops, yoga classes, and tours of nearby farms, Flow Kana prides itself […]

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Alphabet Soup: Decoding Appellation Acronyms from 10 Major Wine Countries

Alphabet Soup: Decoding Appellation Acronyms from 10 Major Wine Countries

Ever look at a few wine labels and find your eyes swimming in what looks like code? You’re not the only one. Among the myriad pieces of intel crunched onto each label (producer, grape variety) is the wine’s appellation, usually designated by a two-to-four-letter acronym. Written as abbreviations such as AVA, AOP, and DOC, appellations […]

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