A History of North Carolina Wine: From Scuppernong to Syrah by Alexia Jones Helsley

By Alexia Jones Helsley

Take a trip throughout the lengthy and fascinating historical past of North Carolina grapes and vines. The state's local grapes grew with a wild abandon that uniformly inspired early explorers. Wine construction, although, is one other story--one with peaks and valleys and switchbacks. Alexia Jones Helsley recounts a story of promise that was once lengthy unfulfilled, of disappointments and luck and of competing visions and grapes. those pages converse to these intrigued through the romance of the local muscadines, appreciative of the advanced sorts of North Carolina wine and interested by the long-lasting drama of humans and their goals. within the outdated North kingdom, the hugely acclaimed vineyards of at the present time have deep roots within the state's past.

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