A history of wine in America : from prohibition to the present /

Wine-making in the United States as it was carried out under Prohibition and then as it developed and spread to all fifty states after the repeal of Prohibition is described in this account of the American vintner's art as it has evolved into a successful enterprise.

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Main Author: Pinney, Thomas.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1. Forms of Life in a Dry World; 2. The Rules Change; 3. The Dismal '30s; 4. Making and Selling Wine in the '30s; 5. Countercurrents; 6. Wine in the War Years; 7. Postwar Disappointments; 8. Back East; 9. Changing Weather; 10. The Big Change: California; 11. A New Dawn (I): The Northern and Central States; 12. A New Dawn (II): The South; 13. The West without California; 14. California to the Present Day; Notes; Sources and Works Cited; Index.