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Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Hudson Cattell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1975 there were 125 wineries in eastern North America. By 2013 there were more than 2,400. How and why the eastern United States and Canada became a major wine region of the world is the subject ... More


The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Natalie Berkowitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In this book's interviews, winemakers from the United States and abroad clarify the complex process of converting grapes into wine, with more than forty vintners candidly discussing how a combination ... More


Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Simone Cinotto

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From Ernest and Julio Gallo to Francis Ford Coppola, Italians have shaped the history of California wine. More than any other group, Italian immigrants and their families have made California ... More


Introduction

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides a brief background of the wine industry in eastern North America. Throughout the years, the East has had to depend on its own resources to build its wine industry. ... More


Chile

Natalie Berkowitz

in The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents a conversation with a winemaker from Chile: Grant Phelps of Casas del Bosque. Chile doesn't come immediately to mind as a country with a long history of winemaking. Yet this ... More


The United States

Natalie Berkowitz

in The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents conversations with several winemakers in the United States, including Joel Burt of Domaine Chandon, Cathy Corison of Corison Winery, Dawnine Dyer of Dyer Vineyard, Miljenko ... More


France

Natalie Berkowitz

in The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents conversations with several winemakers from France, including from Bordeaux, Margaux, Graves, Sauternes, and Burgundy. Roman conquerors were responsible for the spread of ... More


Italy

Natalie Berkowitz

in The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents conversations with several winemakers from Italy. Not many countries can boast Italy's 4,000-year-old winemaking legacy. The country's natural beauty and its reputation for food ... More


Portugal

Natalie Berkowitz

in The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents conversations with two winemakers from Portugal: Casimiro Alves of Vercoope Cooperative and Domingos Soares Franco of Jos é Maria Da Fonseca. Traces of viticulture in Portugal ... More


Spain

Natalie Berkowitz

in The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents conversations with two winemakers from Spain: Pedro Benito Saez of Bodegas Urbina Crianza and Oscar Montaña Porres of Marqués de Tomares Wineries. The history of winemaking ... More


Slovenia

Natalie Berkowitz

in The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents a conversation with a winemaker from Slovenia: Jurij Brumec of Sanctum Winery. Slovenia says that the region has the highest number of indigenous wine grape varieties in the ... More


Israel

Natalie Berkowitz

in The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents a conversation with a winemaker from Israel: Micha Vaadia of Galil Mountain Winery. More than 300 wineries, from boutique enterprises to large corporate entities, flourish in ... More


The Culture and Economy of Wine in Italy and California

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the culture and economy of wine in Italy and California. It begins with an overview of the wine culture and economy in Piedmont during the nineteenth century, and especially how ... More


One Nation: The Importance of Ethnic Cooperation

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the role of ethnic cooperation in the success of Piedmontese immigrants as winemakers in California. According to Sebastian Fichera, a historian who chronicles San Francisco's ... More


The Spirit and Social Ethics of Ethnic Entrepreneurship

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the importance of the spirit and social ethics of ethnic entrepreneurship to the success of Piedmontese winemakers in California. It shows how Piedmontese entrepreneurs were ... More


The Ethnic Edge: The Economy of Matrimonial Strategies and Family Culture

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the economy of matrimonial strategies and family culture that helped Piedmont-born immigrants build their social capital in California. Marriage choices and strategies ... More


White Labor and Happy Families: Race, Social Capital, and Paternalism

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how Piedmont-born winemakers articulated a narrative of ethnic identity that took advantage of the specific racial and racist structure of California society while also aiming ... More


Italian Winemakers and the American System

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how Piedmont-born winemakers adjusted to U.S. capitalism and the mass market through constant innovation and mechanization of their methods of production, preservation, and ... More


Wine and the Alchemy of Race I: The Social and Cultural Economy of Italian Regionalism

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how the dynamics of race influenced the “modes of incorporation” of Piedmontese winemakers in California. More specifically, it explains how race helped Piedmontese winemakers ... More


Wine and the Alchemy of Race II: Prohibition

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how the stigma of foreignness that the temperance movement and its political supporters attached to the production, commerce, and consumption of wine—which culminated in the ... More


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