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The Porsche Carrera GT

Up until the release of the 918 Spyder, this Carrera GT was the fastest Porsche ever made and depending on who you ask, it may still be the best looking. Under the hood is a 5.7L V10 paired with a 6-speed manual transmission that isn’t all that easy to drive. Once you get it up […]

Wine News

A Wine Fermenting Robot

Dr.Donato Lanai of Enosis Applied-Research Center in Fubine, Italy, has created Genesis. A smart wine fermentor that monitors the fermentation process very closely for small 100 pound batches to optimize flavor and texture. Lanati created the Gensis to vinify grapes from various Italian regions (Piedmont, Calabria, Sicily, etc.) and his experimental vineyards. The Genesis is […]

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50 Years of The Lamborghini Miura

761 beautiful Lamborghini Miuras (also known as P-400S) came off the factory floor in Italy between 1966 and 1973. The mid-engined design was revolutionary, the first time a 12-cylinder engine was put into a sports car behind the passengers. To fit into the rear of the car, Lamborghini side-mounted the V12 which put out 360 horsepower […]

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Jay Leno Burning Rubber in a Dodge Charger “Tantrum”

Last week, Jay Leno got behind the wheel of SpeedKore’s 1,650 horsepower 1970 Dodge Charger. Speedkore is the same shop that built up the 1970 Plymouth Barracuda in a movie you may have seen by the name of Furious 7. The beautifully modernized Charger has sleek custom fabricated carbon fiber pieces including the front fenders and hood. The […]

Wine News

3 Places to Never Keep Your Wine

•In your refrigerator Most refrigerators are set to somewhere around 35° which is much cooler than the recommend 55° which we have our Wine Lockers set to here at AutoVino. A big issue with regular refrigerators is the lack of moisture, which usually leads to the drying out of the cork and letting air into the […]

Napa Valley Grapegrowers' Farmworker Foundation
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Record Attendance at the Napa County Pruning Contest

Under wonderful sunny skies, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers’ Farmworker Foundation held its fifteenth Annual Napa County Pruning Contest. The business’ best vineyard specialists tested one another’s specialty, aptitude, and velocity at pruning Napa Valley vineyards. 85 men took an interest in the men’s division and 13 ladies contended in the women’s division. Starting at 9 a.m. […]

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Record Breaking Aston Martin Auction

The DB4/GT Zagato, which when new in 1962 cost $8,300 (£5,470), was sold at RM Sotheby’s Driven By Disruption event in New York. The classic Aston sold for an astounding $14.3 million (£9.45 million). That price sets the new world record for the most expensive British car (sold at auction) of all time. The previous […]