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In addition to our vineyards, we also have orchards on our land. Both fruit and nut orchards. The fall is orchard season, especially with nuts. Today I am highlighting our almonds.

Like walnuts, almonds are not a true botanical nut, but are classified as a drupe,

Nutrition:

Almonds are an excellent source of fiber, protean, vitamins and minerals, and provide nearly all, or more, than the recommended daily intake of Riboflavin,Vitamin E, Manganese and Magnesium.

Shelled and unshelled almonds.

Shelled and unshelled almonds.

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