California Historical Landmarks in Sonoma County

California Historical Landmark 392
Buena Vista Winery and Vineyards
18000 Old Winery Road
Founded 1857

California Historical Landmark #392: Buena Vista Winery and Vineyards in Sonoma
4 June 2004
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Buena Vista Winery and Vineyards

Birthplace of California wine founded in 1857 by Colonel Agoston Haraszthy, father of the state's wine industry. Lime stone tunnels were dug into the hillside and vineyards were also established. Haraszthy toured Europe in 1861 to gather the cuttings that developed California's wine industry.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 392

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Buena Vista Winery and Vineyards, December 1, 1980.

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