American Winescapes: The Cultural Landscapes Of America's Wine Country (Geographies of Imagination) (by Gary L Peters)


Author(s): Gary L Peters

Publisher: Westview Press
Publish date: 1997-04-11
ISBN-10: 081332856X
ISBN-13: 9780813328560
Language: English
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 the reader understand
the environmental and economic conditions necessary in the art
and practice of wine making.Distinctive characteristics of the
book include a detailed discussion of more than thirty grape
cultivars, an overview of wine regions around the country, and a
survey of… more…

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