Napa Wine, A History: A History

by Charles Sullivan
Foreword by Robert Mondavi
Illustrator Earl Thollander

Wine Appreciation Guild | July 18, 2008 | Hardcover |

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When Charles Sullivan penned his 1982 book Like Modern Edens it was the first full-scale regional history of California Wine published. When the first edition of Napa Wine hit in 1994 it was the second. This new edition brings to light a decade of dramatic changes and shifted norms visited upon the valley, from pholoxera-wasted vineyards to court-officiated, direct-to-consumer shipping, told in a rousing, transportive narrative. This rich and informative history has been painstakingly documented and illustrated. Many of the photos have never been seen in print. The many charts and tables provide a statistical overview of Napa winegrowing never before available. This is a book for all wine lovers.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 480 Pages, 7.87 × 9.84 × 1.18 in

Published: July 18, 2008

Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1891267078

ISBN - 13: 9781891267079

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Napa Wine, A History: A History

by Charles Sullivan
Foreword by Robert Mondavi
Illustrator Earl Thollander

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 480 Pages, 7.87 × 9.84 × 1.18 in

Published: July 18, 2008

Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1891267078

ISBN - 13: 9781891267079

About the Book

Sullivan's 1994 "Napa Wine: A History" is the engaging story of the rise to prominence of what many believe to be the greatest wine-growing area in the Western Hemisphere. This new edition brings to light more than a decade of dramatic changes and shifted norms visited upon the valley, from phylloxera-wasted vineyards to high court-officiated territorial battles, told in a rousing, transportive narrative.

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When Charles Sullivan penned his 1982 book Like Modern Edens it was the first full-scale regional history of California Wine published. When the first edition of Napa Wine hit in 1994 it was the second. This new edition brings to light a decade of dramatic changes and shifted norms visited upon the valley, from pholoxera-wasted vineyards to court-officiated, direct-to-consumer shipping, told in a rousing, transportive narrative. This rich and informative history has been painstakingly documented and illustrated. Many of the photos have never been seen in print. The many charts and tables provide a statistical overview of Napa winegrowing never before available. This is a book for all wine lovers.

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"Sullivan has given us, in gripping detail, a history of wine in the state. Napa Wine makes a rich and exciting contribution to our understanding of who Americans are -- and why."
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