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Description - A Companion to California Wine by Charles L. Sullivan

California is home to more than 700 wineries, and California's premier wines are recognized throughout the world. This is a comprehensive guide which traces the Golden State's wine industry from its mission period and gold rush origins, down to the planting and vintage statistics of the year before publication. All aspects of wine are included, and wine production from vine propagation to bottling is described in straightforward language. The book includes entries for 750 wineries, both historical and contemporary, more than 100 wine grape varieties from Aleatico to Zinfandel, and wine types from claret to vermouth. Each entry is given a historical context.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520213517
ISBN-10: 0520213513
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 456
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Charles L. Sullivan

Charles L. Sullivan is the author of Like Modern Edens (1982), Wines and Winemakers of the Santa Cruz Mountains (1994), and Napa Wine (1994). He has written numerous articles for wine and food journals, including Wine Spectator, Wines & Vines, Vintage Magazine, and the Journal of the American Wine Society.

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