From Our Editors
The Italians have been crucial to the American wine
industry’s development, with makers such as Mondavi, Martini, Sebastiani and
Gallo. Many don’t realize that Italians have been planting vineyards and making
wine in America since the early colonial days when Filippo Mazzei was Thomas
Jeffereson’s vineyard consultant. In every corner of America where Italians
settled, grapes were plan...
From the Publisher
Wine Heritage is the story of Italian immigrants whose descendants now dominate American wine making.