California Vines, Wines and Pioneers (American Palate) by Sherry Monahan,Peter Jr. Mondavi

By Sherry Monahan,Peter Jr. Mondavi

seize your glass and take to the wine path with nutrients genealogist Sherry Monahan as she lines the roots of "California's Vines, Wines & Pioneers." whereas cowboys and early settlers have been writing the oft-told background of the Wild West, California's wine pioneers have been cultivating a scrumptious undefined. the tale starts off while Franciscan missionaries planted the 1st grapes in Southern California in 1769. virtually a century later, information of gold drew thirsty prospectors and ecu immigrants to California's promise of wealth. From outdated international vines sprang a powerful and sundry culture of wine cultivation that overcame threats of pests and Prohibition to win worldwide status. trip with Monahan as she uncorks this classic heritage and savors the tales of California's historical wineries and vineyards.

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