Courtesy Nellie and Gerald Cresci/

Nellie and Gerald Cresci at Sacramento Homewine makers Inc. Presesntation Service award Oct. 2008 They tend 10 acres of wine grapes at Herald in southern Sacramento County, just southwest of Rancho Seco. heâs become a popular and respected judge on the wine-competition circuit and is revered among home winemakers in the Sacramento region as mentor, instructor, competitor and the farmer of grapes recognized for their quality and diversity.

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