Empire of Vines: Wine Culture in America

Erica Hannickel

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 328 pages

File size: 4.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Empire of Vines traces the development of wine culture as grape growing expanded from New York to the Midwest before gaining ascendancy in California—a progression that illustrates viticulture’s centrality to the nineteenth-century American projects of national expansion and the formation of a national culture.