9781402778254

Summer in a Glass The Coming of Age of Winemaking in the Finger Lakes

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    9781402778254

  • ISBN10:

    1402778252

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/5/2011
  • Publisher: Sterling Epicure
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Summary

New York's Finger Lakes is home to the country's fastest-growing wine region, and each year millions of tourists spill into the tasting rooms of its wineries. Filled with fun and likable characters,Summer in a Glassbrings this burgeoning area to life and captures its exciting diversity--from its immigrant German winemakers to its young, technically trained connoisseurs, from classic Rieslings to up-and-coming Cabernet Francs.

Author Biography

EVAN DAWSON is Managing Editor of the New York Cork Report. He is also a morning news anchor at WHAM-TV and CW-16 in ROCHESTER.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Author's Notep. xiv
Prologue: October 13, 1995, Neuses am Berg, Germanyp. 1
The German in Springtimep. 3
Prologue: December 24, 1981, Bernkastel, Germanyp. 25
The German in Winterp. 30
Prologue: November 12, 1986, Watkins Glen, New Yorkp. 45
The Local Boyp. 48
Prologue: Summer, 1978, Provence, Francep. 65
The Great Danep. 71
The Iroquoisp. 91
Prologue: February 12, 1986, Ontario, Canadap. 109
The Canadianp. 112
Prologue: August 1, 2005, Canandaigua, New Yorkp. 127
The Prodigy Next Doorp. 133
Prologue: September 8, 1999, Freiburg, Germanyp. 147
The Unlikely Heirp. 151
Prologue: August, 1992, Dundee, New Yorkp. 175
The Black Russianp. 179
Prologue: May 10, 2005, Central Finger Lakes, New Yorkp. 193
The Geologist and His Rockp. 200
Prologue: October 2, 1971, British Columbia, Canadap. 215
The Contradictionp. 216
Prologue: Fall, 1952, New York Cityp. 227
The Ukrainian and His Descendants: The Family of Dr. Konstantin Frankp. 229
The Tierce Brothersp. 247
Indexp. 260
Acknowledgmentsp. 266
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