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The Fall of the American Wine Industry

The Fall of the American Wine Industry American wine history cannot be mentioned without discussing the early 20th-century Prohibition. December 5th, also known as Repeal Day, should be a celebrated day among American wine lovers. On this date in 1933 the 21st Amendment was ratified, ending the 18th Amendment that had banned the transportation, sale, […]

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Napa Valley and its History

Early Napa Valley History Before the introduction of cultivated grapevines, wild grapes grew abundantly throughout Napa Valley. George Calvert Yount, a settler in the region, recognized the area’s potential for grape cultivation and planted the first grapes in modern Napa Valley history during the early 19th century[1]. Other pioneers, such as Hamilton Walker Crabb and

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The History of Oregon Wine

The History of Oregon Wine The state of Oregon has become known worldwide for its amazing ability to produce dry and sweet wines. However, the production of wine in Oregon did not kick off until the late 1970s. Oregon ranks third in wine production in the US after California and Washington. According to the Oregon

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