A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in Your Backyard [NOOK Book]

Overview

Wine has been meticulously crafted in Connecticut ever since colonists discovered wild grapes growing on their land. At first glance, the New England climate appears inhospitable for this fastidious fruit, but a number of varieties thrive here, including pinot gris, chardonnay, cabernet franc, cayuga white and st. croix. These carefully cultivated grapes have produced wines of unique characteristics and surprising quality. Join local wine enthusiasts Eric D. Lehman and Amy Nawrocki as they explore the intricacies...
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A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in Your Backyard

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Overview

Wine has been meticulously crafted in Connecticut ever since colonists discovered wild grapes growing on their land. At first glance, the New England climate appears inhospitable for this fastidious fruit, but a number of varieties thrive here, including pinot gris, chardonnay, cabernet franc, cayuga white and st. croix. These carefully cultivated grapes have produced wines of unique characteristics and surprising quality. Join local wine enthusiasts Eric D. Lehman and Amy Nawrocki as they explore the intricacies of the region s local blends, the vintners who craft them and the people who taste them. With vineyards and wineries in every corner of the state, you're likely to find one that suits your palate--right in your own backyard!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016067391
  • Publisher: The History Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/10/2013
  • Series: American Palate , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,098,940
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Eric D. Lehman's essays, reviews and stories have appeared in dozens of journals and magazines. His books, Bridgeport: Tales from the Park City and Hamden: Tales from the Sleeping Giant, were published by The History Press.
Amy Nawrocki is an award-winning poet whose two collections, Potato Eaters and Nomad's End, are available from Finishing Line Press. Both teach English and creative writing at the University of Bridgeport and live in Hamden with their two cats.
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