Calaveras Enterprise

Grape growing visionary Barden Stevenot passes away

Calaveras County grape-growing trailblazer and visionary entrepreneur Barden Stevenot died over the weekend at the age of 81.Stevenot was credited with bringing the wine industry to Calaveras County. Longtime winemaker Chuck Hovey said Stevenot built the first major winery in the area.Infatuated by both the microclimate that is hot in the day and warm in the night and the varying […]

Sorry! An active online subscription is required to access this content.

Please login below or Subscribe today!