9781402797101

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9781402797101

  • ISBN10:

    1402797109

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/3/2012
  • 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. "...Dawson [composes] a useful travel guide, lessons in Wine 101, and, most important, a reminder of what makes wine so alluring. A fast, engaging read for wine lovers." -- Library Journal

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, NY.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Author's Notep. xiv
Prologue: October 13, 1995, Neuses am Berg, Germanyp. 1
The German in Springtime: Johannes Reinhardtp. 3
Prologue: December 24, 1981, Bernkastel, Germanyp. 25
The German in Winter: Hermann Wiemerp. 30
Prologue: November 12, 1986, Watkins Glen, New Yorkp. 45
The Local Boy: Dave Whitingp. 48
Prologue: Summer, 1978, Provence, Francep. 65
The Great Dane: Morten Hallgrenp. 71
The Iroquois: Sam Argetsingerp. 91
Prologue: February 12, 1986, Ontario, Canadap. 109
The Canadian: Peter Bellp. 112
Prologue: August 1, 2005, Canandaigua, New Yorkp. 127
The Prodigy Next Door: Tricia Renshawp. 133
Prologue: September 8, 1999, Freiburg, Germanyp. 147
The Unlikely Heir: Fred Merwarthp. 151
Prologue: August, 1992, Dundee, New Yorkp. 175
The Black Russian: John McGregorp. 179
Prologue: May 10, 2005, Central Finger Lakes, New Yorkp. 193
The Geologist and His Rock: Tom and Susan Higginsp. 200
Prologue: October 2, 1971, British Columbia, Canadap. 215
The Contradiction: John Inglep. 216
Prologue: Fall, 1952, New York Cityp. 227
The Ukrainian and His Descendants: The Family of Dr. Konstantin Frankp. 229
The Tierce Brothersp. 247
Epiloguep. 261
Indexp. 267
Acknowledgmentsp. 273
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