Washington State Winemakers: Nature Produces and People Create

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iUniverse, 2006 - Cooking - 150 pages
VOICES ABOUT WASHINGTON STATE WINES is a way to know the allure of Washington State and its magnificent wines. Millions of years ago volcanoes and massive floods sculpted the State land and left in multiple areas unique soils for vineyards. The warmth of summer days and cool nights each year brings the grapes to fine ripeness.

The author wrote about California wine country in 1970.He also has been an owner of a vineyard, a home winemaker, and an organizer of wine education tasting parties. He now brings to wine lovers and curious novices the stories of Washington Wine Quality Alliance members. The State wineries are small, medium, and large and each is special in their selection of grapes and ways of creating wine. Enterprising spirit is expressed in stories about their wineries in the book. The vintners interpret Nature's work in various ways to satisfy many different palates.

Contact the author-aldrake@comcast.net

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