The Makers of American Wine: A Record of Two Hundred Years (BOK)

Thomas Pinney

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Americans learned how to make wine successfully about two hundred years ago, after failing for more than two hundred years. Thomas Pinney takes an engaging approach to the history of American wine by telling its story through the lives of 13 people who played significant roles in building an industry that now extends to every state. While some names - such as Mondavi and Gallo - will be familiar, others are less well known. These include the wealthy Nicholas Longworth, who produced the first popular American wine; the German immigrant George Husmann, who championed the native Norton grape in Missouri and supplied rootstock to save French vineyards from phylloxera; Frank Schoonmaker, who championed the varietal concept over wines with misleading names; and, Maynard Amerine, who helped make UC Davis a world-class winemaking school.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Thomas Pinney
University Press Group Ltd
ISBN 9780520269538
Antall sider 311 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 23,5cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 657 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Wines