Like all good stories, this one begins with love.

Bob loved Patty. And Patty thought they should plant a vineyard. So, Bob started digging holes — 5,000 holes in four months. Patty loved Bob, so she helped — as did some friends and neighbors. Eventually (surprising many), grapevines began to grow on the hillside overlooking Cummings Valley in the Tehachapi Mountains. And then there was wine!