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Local Vino: The Winery Boom in the Heartland
University of Illinois Press, 2016
Cloth: 978-0-252-04074-0 | Paper: 978-0-252-08225-2 | eISBN: 978-0-252-09919-9
Library of Congress Classification TP557.P46 2017
Dewey Decimal Classification 338.476632
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ABOUT THIS BOOK
The art and craft of winemaking has put down roots in Middle America, where enterprising vintners coax reds and whites from the prairie earth while their businesses stand at the hub of a new tradition of community and conviviality.
In Local Vino, James R. Pennell tracks among the hardy vines and heartland terroir of wineries across Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, and Ohio. Blending history and observation, Pennell gives us a top-down view of the business from cuttings and cultivation to sales and marketing. He also invites entrepreneurs to share stories of their ambitions, hard work, and strategies. Together, author and subjects trace the hows and whys of progress toward that noblest of goals: a great vintage that puts their winery on the map.
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