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Charles Sawyer/Sawyer Cellars

<p style="text-align: justify" class="MsoNormal">Charles Sawyer enjoyed a successful career in northeast Florida running a propane gas and mechanical contracting business.<span> </span>When he sold his business in 1991, he embarked on a new career as winemaker and gentleman farmer. He found the perfect property in 1994, forty acres in Rutherford with a lovely 1930&rsquo;s era redwood barn which has been restored into their hospitality room and tasting area.<span> </span>Behind the barn, they have constructed an underground barrel room and wine library.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify" class="MsoNormal">Attention to detail is paramount to this winemaking team.<span> </span>All of their wines are 100% estate grown and bottled.<span> </span>They take great pride in the fact that their wines reflect the distinctive characteristics of each vintage and the Rutherford growing district that produces them.</p><p style="text-align: justify" class="MsoNormal">Charles Sawyer and Sawyer Cellars are generous donors to the department&#39;s winery campaign. </p> <p style="text-align: justify" class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <span style="font-size: 12pt"><br /></span>