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Wines of Walla Walla Valley:: A Deep-Rooted History (American Palate) (Paperback)

Wines of Walla Walla Valley:: A Deep-Rooted History (American Palate) By Catie McIntyre Walker, Anderson (Foreword by), Velluzi (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Catie McIntyre Walker, Anderson (Foreword by), Velluzi (Afterword by)
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As early as the 1840s, French settlers brought their knowledge of wine to Washington's Walla Walla Valley. The highly fertile soil and abundant water were perfect complements to their Old World winemaking traditions, halted only by Prohibition and the historically unmerciful weather conditions. A century after the first settlers arrived, the area's wine industry reestablished itself when new pioneers like the Italian Pesciallos and Leonettis opened wineries in the early and mid-1900s, a trade that continues to thrive today. Discover the southeastern portion of the Washington Territory along Lewis and Clark's trail in a whole new light with the trailblazing vintners of the Walla Walla wine industry. Taste the history in every glass with wine writer and Walla Walla native Catie McIntyre Walker as she unearths the valley's transformation from Wild West to world-class wine region.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781626191686
ISBN-10: 1626191689
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: November 18th, 2014
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: American Palate

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