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July 25, 2017

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 8/20/2013

"When I started this in 2003, I didn't think about one million bottles."

-- Joe Keel

Ten years ago, Plant City blueberry farmer Joe Keel started making wine as a novel way to use up fruit left over from the year's harvest.

Since then, wine has eclipsed his fresh blueberry business and become a year-round operation, selling at 1,500 retail locations across Florida and metro Atlanta, including most Publix stores and Total Wine & More.

In celebration of producing its one millionth bottle, Keel and Curley Winery is graduating into its next drink: beer.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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