Top 10 Wine Country Gardens


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The Gardens of Kendall-Jackson

Heirloom tomatoes are a highlight at the Kendall-Jackson gardens -- they grow more than 180 varieties.
Heirloom tomatoes are a highlight at the Kendall-Jackson gardens -- they grow more than 180 varieties.
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Outstanding among wine country gardens are those of Kendall-Jackson in Sonoma County, Calif. An innovative blend of food and wine is presented in themed gardens such as White Wine Sensory, International Cuisine, Culinary Herb & Edible Flower, Viticultural and more. In the Red Sensory Garden, seasonal plantings may include beets, garlic, sage and squash as examples of optimal food-wine pairings. In the International Gardens are ingredients used in French, Italian, South American and Asian cooking. The Vegetable Trial Garden is quite a sight; more than 180 varieties of heirloom tomatoes are cultivated each year and are planted according to color.

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  • California Wine Institute. (July 8, 2011) http://www.wineinstitute.org/files/CA_EIR_Flyer_2011_Apr15.pdf
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