American Winescapes: The Cultural Landscapes of America's Wine Country / Edition 1

American Winescapes: The Cultural Landscapes of America's Wine Country / Edition 1

by Gary L Peters
     
 


"Winescapes are unique agricultural landscapes that are shaped by the presence of vineyards, wine-making activities, and the wineries where wines are produced and stored. Where viticulture is successfu"See more details below

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"Winescapes are unique agricultural landscapes that are shaped by the presence of vineyards, wine-making activities, and the wineries where wines are produced and stored. Where viticulture is successfu"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813328560
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Series:
Geographies of Imagination Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.72(d)

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Meet the Author


Gary L. Peters, a professional geographer for twenty-five years, is the author of The Wines and Vines of California. He lives and teaches in Long Beach, California.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: A Geographer's Appreciation of America's Wine Country
1Grapevines
2Major Cultivars in American Vineyards Today
3American Environments for Wine Grapes
4American Wine Making Comes of Age
5Wine Regions and Wine Labels
6American Viticultural Landscapes
7Seasons, Ceremonies, and Wine-Judging Events
8The Viticultural Area as a Working Landscape
9Communicating About Grapes and Wines
10America's Viticultural Future
References
About the Book and Author
Index

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