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Cathy Corison has been selling wine from her Corison Winery in St. Helena, Calif., since 1978. At the time, she could count on one hand the number of women doing the same kind of work in the cellars of the Napa Valley. Since then, a lot more women have joined the winemaking business.

    Women excelling as vintners

    In 1978, the first vintage that Cathy Corison made wine, she could count on one hand the number of women she knew of doing the same kind of work in the cellars of the Napa Valley. Without using all her fingers.

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  • "I think women winemakers had to be really determined and really passionate and still do," says Ms. Corison, named 2011 Winemaker of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle.

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