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Michael DiCrescenzo tends the grapevines at Altamont Vineyard and Winery. Photo by Kelly de la Rocha/Gazette Reporter

Area wineries help to educate the palate

CAPITAL REGION — As the summer days shorten and the nights cool, thoughts turn to fall: crisp apples and ripening grapes. Might be time for a vineyard tour. There are several in the area that offer not only tastings, but…