Aarti Shahani

Veterans from the Korean War to those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan work at Valor Winery in Livermore, CA. From left to right: Patrick O'Connor, Josh Laine, George Laine and Gordon Yardy. (Aarti Shahani/KQED)

A California Winery, by Veterans

http://www.kqed.org/.stream/anon/radio/tcrmag/2013/11/20131108etcrmag.mp3 California’s wine country has some new recruits – veterans. A few guys from the Iraq War say they got so tired of chugging down alcohol to numb the pain, they decided to become winemakers instead. Valor Winery – named after the cherished military virtue – defies the delicate, cultivated image of the wine industry. … Continue reading A California Winery, by Veterans →