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Santa Rosa Junior College.

Santa Rosa Junior College's (Calif.) Shone Farm vintage wine varietals--Pinot Noir (2012), Zinfandel (2012) and Chardonnay (2013)--have been named medal winners by Sonoma County Harvest Fair judges in the fair's professional wine competition. SRJC's Shone Farm Winery Pinot Noir won silver, Zinfandel won bronze, and Chardonnay won silver. Both the silver award winning varietals (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay) were grown, produced and bottled on the 365acre SRJC Shone Farm in the Russian River Valley. The teaching farm includes a 1,800-tree olive orchard, a vineyard, fruit orchard, large area of vegetable row crops and livestock barns. It serves as a living laboratory for SRJC students of agriculture, viticulture, agribusiness and natural resource management. The production of wine and olive oil is part of the college's efforts to teach students about value added items than can be created from food crops.

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Title Annotation:honors & awards: A summary listing of colleges receiving institution and individual honors and awards
Publication:Community College Week
Date:Oct 13, 2014
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