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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


Local Vino: The Winery Boom in the Heartland

James R. Pennell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040740
eISBN:
9780252099199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040740.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The art and craft of winemaking has put down roots in the Midwest, where enterprising vintners coax reds and whites from the prairie earth while their businesses stand at the hub of a new tradition ... More


Philip Wagner and the Arrival of the French Hybrids

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/9780801451980.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Philip Wagner's role in establishing the modern eastern wine industry. Throughout his life, Wagner actively sought out the latest information on grape growing, grape varieties, ... 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


England

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/9780231167567.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents a conversation with a winemaker from England: Cherie Spriggs of Nyetimber Vineyard. Archeological digs uncovered a long history of wine paraphernalia that proves wine was made ... 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


Germany

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/9780231167567.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents a conversation with a winemaker from Germany: Raimund Prüm of S. A. Prüm. The Romans first planted vineyards in Trier, Germany, as early as during the second century bc. ... 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


Greece and Rome: The Superiority of Wine

Rod Phillips

in Alcohol: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617602
eISBN:
9781469617626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617602.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the history of alcohol in Greece and Rome. While the rest of the ancient world drank beer, it was not consumed at all in Greece and Roman Italy. Romans and Greeks of all social ... More


Introduction

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/9780814717387.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the role played by Italians in shaping California's wine industry. It examines why, of all the many ethnic and immigrant groups in turn-of-the-twentieth-century California, ... 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


Conclusion: Work, Social Capital, and Race in the Experience of Italian Winemakers in 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/9780814717387.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book has explored the importance of work, social capital, and race in the experience of Italian winemakers in California. It has presented the story of Italian immigrants in California as an ... More


Becoming a Midwestern Vintner

James R. Pennell

in Local Vino: The Winery Boom in the Heartland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040740
eISBN:
9780252099199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040740.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines various points of entry into the winemaking business and wine owners' differing rationales. Winery owners in the Midwest have become involved in the business in a number of ... More


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