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American Winescapes

The Cultural Landscapes Of America's Wine Country, 1st Edition

By Gary L Peters

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Description

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 successful it transforms the local landscape into a combination of agriculture, industry, and tourism. This book demystifies viticulture in a way that helps th

Table of Contents

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

About 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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General