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Wines and grapes of California

John D. Sarles

Wines and grapes of California

by John D. Sarles

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Published by Wine Books in Santa Rosa, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Wine and wine making -- California -- Dictionaries.,
    • Grapes -- California -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John D. Sarles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTP557 .S23 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2063713M
      ISBN 100960448810
      LC Control Number88051394
      OCLC/WorldCa19336090

      Zinfandel is a variety of red grape planted in over 10 percent of California vineyards. The grapes typically produce a robust red wine. The grapes can have a high sugar content which will ferment into a high level of alcohol. Styles include: a light spicy flavor with a berry-like aroma, or a full bodied, oak aged, berry-like, dark colored. The state of California was first introduced to Vitis vinifera vines, a species of wine grapes native to the Mediterranean region, in the 18th century by the Spanish, who planted vineyards with each mission they established. The wine was used for religious sacraments as well as for daily life. The vine cuttings used to start the vineyards came from Mexico and were the descendant of the "common.

        When people think of wine country in the U.S., they think of Napa or Sonoma Valley, and for good reason. Approximately 90 percent of wine produced in the U.S. comes from California. For the first time since the s, University of California, Davis, researchers have released new varieties of wine grapes. The five new varieties, three red and two white, are highly resistant to Pierce’s disease, which costs California grape growers more than $ million a new, traditionally bred varieties also produce high-quality fruit and wine.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Amerine, Maynard A. (Maynard Andrew), California wine grapes. [Berkeley, Calif.]: University of California. By Ed McCarthy, Mary Ewing-Mulligan. Sweet wines, also called dessert wines, date back to the earliest days of California wine the s, dessert wines were more popular nationwide than dry table wines. Today, they represent just a small portion of California’s wine production, but perhaps as a result, their quality is better than ever.


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