A History from Mission Days to Present 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Charles Sullivan
Napa Wine by Charles Sullivan
Book DescriptionNapa Valley has been recognized as the premier wine producing area of California since the 1870's.This new fully updated and revised edition explains how Napa acquired this unique reputation. The soils, climate, grape and human resources that have built this panorama of viticultural excellence over 160 years are explored in detail.The author has visited every historic sight and talked with every living history resource as well as dug into original documents and periodicals. Included are historic maps, charts of vineyard ownership and vintages from the 1880's to the present day.Published in co-operation with the Napa Valley Wine Library, scholarly attention is given to every detail. This book is fascinating for any wine aficionado or history buff.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781891267079
(255mm x 230mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Wine Appreciation Guild
Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Charles Sullivan
Charles L. Sullivan has written more than one hundred articles for major wine and food journals and is the author of many books on the subject of wine history, including "A Companion to California Wine: An Encyclopedia of Wine & Winemaking from the Mission Days to Present," "Sonoma Wine & the Story of Buena Vista," and "Zinfandel: A History of a Grape and its Wine." Earl Thollander is an artist and popular illustrator. He is the illustrator of "Backs Roads of California." Robert Mondavi was a leading California winemaker.
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