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Granite Creek Estate winery destroyed in fire

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Firefighters try to stop the fire that destroyed the main building of the Granite Creek Estate Winery. (Courtesy Heather and Gary Kennedy)

What took years to build and grow, took a just night of fire to destroy.

Now Gary and Heather Kennedy, the owners of Granite Creek Estate Winery in the Shuswap, have to decide what they are going to do.

The fire destroyed the winery's main building that housed the crusher, bottler and most of the wine they have been making. Some of the vintage lost was 5 years old.
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