SANTA MARIA, CA: A hillside Chardonnay vineyard shines emerald beneath hills of the same color near Santa Maria, California. This is the Solomon Hills Vineyard, the westernmost planting in the Santa Maria Valley, owned and operated by the Thornhill Company, who also farm the famed Bien Nacido Vineyard nearby.
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