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Bordeaux

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/9780691136035.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter follows the long history of commercial relations between many British ports and Bordeaux. It begins by examining the long-run changes in wine production and trade during the nineteenth ... More


Conclusion

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/9780691136035.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This concluding chapter takes a brief look at the changes that took place among traditional producer countries in Europe and then offers some comments concerning the obstacles facing the producers in ... 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


The Long Road to the Midwestern Winery Boom

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/9780252040740.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter traces the growth of local wineries in the Midwest. The wine available in the colonial period and the first century of nationhood, commonly referred to as Madeira, was often of poor ... More


Rhodian Transport Amphorae as a Source for Economic Ebbs and Flows in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Second Century BC

John Lund

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/9780199587926.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the evidence for annual fluctuations in Rhodian wine production during the second century BC to draw attention to the impact of climate variability on ancient economies. It also ... More


Agricultural Production in Egypt

Alan Bowman

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/9780199665723.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter analyses various strands of quantifiable evidence for nome sizes and landuse regimes: calculations of grain yields and tax income for the Arsinoite nome (ad 184/5); distribution of land ... 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


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