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This oral history is one in a series of interviews undertaken in the early 1980's by Joseph Vercelli and "Puch" Puchilowski. This interview with Charles Scalione covers a rarely presented view of the wine industry, one from the technical mechanical side. Because of his love of machinery and the technical aspects of life, combined with his precise attention to detail, Charles is able to expose us to the interworkings of pre- and post- Prohibition wineries. Through his long relationship with Healdsburg Machine Shop, he was acquainted with and supplied the vast majority of wineries in Sonoma County, many of which he talks about in this interview.