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Sep 1, 2014
The Napa Community Disaster Relief Fund
While you’re feeling patriotic…

welcomenapavalley_400In a show of solidarity and economic support, all of us at Team Bottlenotes have been drinking Napa Valley wine since the devastating earthquake registering 6.0 on the Richter scale rattled the iconic California wine region in the hours before sunrise on Sunday, August 24. Now there is a far more effective way to help the community in the wake of this terrible natural disaster. Read On →

Keywords: Napa Valley, Relief Fund, Earthquake
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