1899-03-04 "Master of To Kalon Ranch Passes Away."


San Francisco Call

Crabb died at To Kalon after a week-long illness (apoplexy). "Mr Crabb was a pioneer in viticulture, having begun the manufacture of wine as early as 1874. His ranch, To Kalon, contained 360 acres, and all wines made by himself were branded by that name . . . The product of this ranch was famous in Europe for its excellence. It won a number of world's fair prizes." Also includes summary of personal life and early life prior to winemaking career.

"Master of To Kalon Ranch Passes Away." San Francisco Call (March 4, 1899): 3.

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