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Phylloxera and the Development of Scientific Viti-Viniculture

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the growth in wine consumption in the second half of the nineteenth century and shows the impact of phylloxera on the French market, and how the stimulus of higher international ... More


An Ancient Vintage

André Finet

in Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613878
eISBN:
9780748653584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613878.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In ancient Mesopotamia, among the oldest ‘civilised people’ in the world, alcoholic beverages were part of the festivities as soon as a simple repast bordered on a feast. Although beer, brewed ... More


The Roman Campagna

Robert Sallares

in Malaria and Rome: A History of Malaria in Ancient Italy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248506
eISBN:
9780191714634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248506.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter studies malaria in the countryside around Rome, the Roman Campagna. It considers the interaction between malaria and the agricultural system of Latium in the past, in which animal ... More


The Davis Subjects

Adrienne Lehrer

in Wine and Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307931
eISBN:
9780199867493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307931.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The Davis subjects were wine science experts, either graduate students or research staff in the department of or research staff Viticulture and Enology at the University of California at Davis. Tasks ... More


Mountains of Infamy, Vines of Plenty

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Chile's forestry and viticulture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It details the successful cultivation of California's native Monterey pine (Pinus radiata) in ... 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


Setting the Scene: Landscape and Urban Settlements

Patricia Skinner

in Medieval Amalfi and its Diaspora, 800-1250

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199646272
eISBN:
9780191751493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646272.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter introduces the landscape geography and natural resources available to the inhabitants of this region. Using the documents it explores the mental geography of the region, that is, how ... 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


Agricultural Production in the Hinterland of Rome: Wine and Olive Oil

Annalisa Marzano

in The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organisation, Investment, and Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665723
eISBN:
9780191751172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665723.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the intensity and organisation of wine and olive oil production in the suburbium of Rome, by analysing the distribution of 169 oil and wine presses in the region. The density of ... More


The Variety of Villa Production: From Agriculture to Aquaculture

Annalisa Marzano

in Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses examples of production and economic activities, other than animal husbandry and the cultivation of cash crops, which took place on villa estates. These production activities ... More


The Romandie: A Commercial Crossroads

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The Romandie lay at the intersection of international trade routes from Italy over the alpine passes (controlled by Savoy) and north-westwards over the Jura mountains into the Franche-Comté and ... More


Demand Creation, Consumption, and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt

Sitta von Reden

in The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.003.0020
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines demand creation in the Hellenistic world. It develops four points: Firstly, Dionysiac ritual and the notorious profligacy of the Ptolemaic kings influenced consumption habits ... More


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