#642:  Leland Stanford Winery

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Stanford Ave, .5 miles E of Mission Blvd, Fremont



State Plaque


From the plaque:

This winery was founded in 1869 by Leland Stanford -- railroad builder, Governor of California, United States Senator, and founder of Stanford University. The vineyard, planted by his brother Josiah Stanford, helped to prove that wines equal to any in the world could be produced in California. The restored buildings and winery are now occupied and operated by Weibel Champagne Vineyards.

Plaque placed by California State Parks in cooperation with the Stanford Alumni Association 2013.

©2009 David Schmitt