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Wine tasting at farmers markets now legal in California




The intensity of pink color in rosé wine comes from the amount of skin contact the grape juice has with the grape skin in the winemaking process.
The intensity of pink color in rosé wine comes from the amount of skin contact the grape juice has with the grape skin in the winemaking process.
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Until yesterday, it had been been illegal in California for wineries to offer tastings at farmers markets. 

Jerry Brown signed a measure that allows wineries that grow and bottle their own grapes to offer tastings at farmers markets. Now, you can try that $25 dollar bottle of organic local wine before buying, and that's important for both customers and the wineries.

Anne Sorenson with Shadow Brook Winery in Walnut Creek, just East of San Francisco, joins Take Two to talk about how this change will effect her business.