It was a weekend intended to honor two fine winemakers. Instead it turned into mourning for their loss. Margo and Don Van Staaveren were to be feted this past weekend at the Sonoma Valley Wine Auction for their contributions to Sonoma wine. No couple has ever been more deserving. But in as tragic a turn of events as one could imagine, the Van Staaveren's lost their only son, Coby, 22, on Thursday. He was killed in a skateboarding accident in San Luis Obispo, where he was a student entering his senior year at Cal Poly SLO.
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