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Vineyard: A Year In The Life of Californias Wine Country
Vineyard: A Year In The Life of Californias Wine Country by Joy Sterling 068483930X 9780684839301
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Vineyard: A Year In The Life of Californias Wine Country by Joy Sterling

It may be something about the number of grapes that get crushed, the days on the vine, the sun, or the rain, but there is a certain alchemy that takes place in the production of a bottle of wine, an alchemy that is noticeable in just one sip from any very good bottle. In Vineyard, Andy Katz and Joy Sterling have captured this alchemy with their own talents in photographs and words. <P>Beginning with a history of wine in California, where the most popular American wines are grown, Joy Sterling describes the precarious nature of life in the vineyard-- concerns about daily variations in weather, maintaining hope through difficult seasons, and the irony in the difficulty of handling a harvest that is larger than expected. Sterlings expressive epigrams of seasons, philosophies, and perspectives of growing wine in California are accompanied by Andy Katzs crystalline photographs of vineyards in sunlight and rain, shadow and fog, abundance and rest. His photos capture the density in the light, thetexture in the leaves, and the moisture in the air. <P>Anyone who has ever visited California will be charmed by this stunning year-round repres

Author: Joy Sterling

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 96

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1998-10-02

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ISBN: 068483930X

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