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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||xvi, 532 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.|
|Contents:||Forms of life in a dry world --
The rules change --The dismal '30s --
Making and selling wine in the '30s --
Wine in the war years --
Postwar disappointments --
Back east --
Changing weather --
The big change: California --
A new dawn (I): the northern and central states --
A new dawn (II): the south --
The west without California --
California to the present day.
"The history of wine in America is, in many ways, the history of America and of American enterprise in microcosm. Pinney's narrative comprises a lively cast of characters that includes politicans, bootleggers, entrepreneurs, growers, scientists, and visionaries. Pinney relates the development of winemaking in states such as New York and Ohio; its extension to Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas, and other states; and its notable successes in California, Washington, and Oregon. He is the first to tell the complete and connected story of the rebirth of the wine industry in California, now one of the most successful winemaking regions in the world."--BOOK JACKET.
"A worthy successor to Pinney's landmark History of Wine in America: From the Beginnings to Prohibition, and like that volume evidencing a wealth of knowledge, presented with grace and style. In