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30 Year Milestone: What's in a Name?

In 1987, our family created a new product: a barrel-aged Chardonnay blended with our own brandy liqueur (since Miles knew he wouldn't release a brandy for at least a decade).

This new product needed a name, so we combined the 'CHAR' from Chardonnay + the 'BAY' from brandy.

Eventually we changed our company name to Charbay and the rest is history.

[The bottle in the middle of the photo - gold foil top - is Charbay's Charbay, long since sold-out. ] It was great over ice with a bit of orange.

Charbay Napa Valley

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