ECV1850 Plaque:
Bonesio Winery.


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BONESIO WINERY
THIS LAND WAS ORIGINALLY PART OF EL
RANCHO SOLIS, GRANTED IN 1828. THE
MAIN HOME IS ONE OF THE OLDEST WOODEN
STRUCTURES IN THE COUNTY. PART OF THE
PRESENT RESIDENCE DATES BACK TO 1833
AND THE REDWOOD TIMBERS WERE HAULED
FROM MT. MADONNA FOR ITS CONSTRUCTION.
VINEYARDS WERE IN PRODUCTION HERE
PRIOR TO 1877 AND FOR THREE GENERA-
TIONS THE BONESIO FAMILY PRODUCED
WINE UNDER THE UVAS LABEL. THE
WINERY WAS SOLD IN 1976.
 
DEDICATED JUNE 9, 1979.
MOUNTAIN CHARLIE CHAPTER No. 1850,
E CLAMPUS VITUS

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Plaque is located at
11550 Watsonville Road.
Gilroy.
Santa Clara County, CA.

Two miles North of Hecker Pass Highway (Hwy.152)
on Watsonville Road (Highway G8)
near the north-east corner of Day Road.
Now known as Kirigin Cellars.

GPS
  Bonesio Winery.  
WGS84 Datum
N 37.04699°
W 121.65305°




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