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    Ernest Gallo died today at age 97

    BERKELEY, Calif. - Ernest Gallo, who parlayed $5,900 and a wine recipe from a public library into the world's largest winemaking empire, died Tuesday at his home in Modesto. He was 97.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070307/...s/obit_gallo_9

    cheers!
    & RIP Mr Gallo

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    Wow! What a story. He lived a long life and died peacefully surrounded by family. You can't ask for anything more than that. RIP Ernest.

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    97! That is amazing...did drinking wine have anything to do with it?
    The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
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    Younger brother Joseph just died a couple weeks ago.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070223/..._us/obit_gallo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Glow
    97! That is amazing...did drinking wine have anything to do with it?
    lol, i just found this little slideshow...hope the link works...there's a place to click "speed" right above his picture...open it, & click the speed..like medium or whatever....

    http://news.yahoo.com/photos/ss/even...vlCp1clIU7ts8F

  6. #6
    Quote Originally Posted by Pepper
    Younger brother Joseph just died a couple weeks ago.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070223/..._us/obit_gallo
    wow...sad about the legal battles with his brothers...he should have stuck with wine..lol (no disprect to him though)

  7. #7
    Quote Originally Posted by nanandjim
    Wow! What a story. He lived a long life and died peacefully surrounded by family. You can't ask for anything more than that. RIP Ernest.
    no you can't....



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