Wines of eastern North America : from Prohibition to the present--a history and desk reference /

In 1975 there were 125 wineries in eastern North America. By 2013 there were more than 2,400. How and why the eastern United States and Canada became a major wine region of the world is the subject of this history. Unlike winemakers in California with its Mediterranean climate, the pioneers who foun...

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Main Author: Cattell, Hudson (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prohibition and its aftermath
  • Philip Wagner and the arrival of the French hybrids
  • Dr. Konstantin Frank and the pro-vinifera crusade
  • Vineyards and wineries before Farm Winery legislation
  • Farm winery laws and their effects
  • The industry develops in the 1970s
  • Building the infrastructure in the 1970s
  • Winery events and marketing in the 1970's
  • Growing pains in the 1980s
  • Winery promotion in the 1980s
  • Temperance, neo-prohibition, and the French paradox
  • Consolidation in the 1990s
  • The new century.