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So You Think You Know Pacific Coast Wines? (2017-18): Demystifying the Economics of California, Washington and Oregon Wines (Volume 1)

“So You Think You Know Pacific Coast Wines?” is designed to simplify your understanding by identifying growing trends, grape descriptions, the histories and future direction of the California, Washington and Oregon wine industry. This book concisely profiles each state’s leading growing regions, rainfall statistics and prominent grapes based on the most recent available harvest data. The 2017-18 edition is ideal for wine collectors, winemakers and anyone who appreciates a world class Pacific Coast grown vintage. The following facts are just ten from hundreds of little known essentials included in the book: 1. California is the top producing state, Washington second and Oregon fourth (behind New York) in American wine grape production. California harvested 4 million tons and Washington 270 thousand tons during the 2016 harvest. Oregon harvested 84.9 tons during the 2015 harvest. Washington’s harvest is only 6.7% and Oregon’s 2.1% of California’s overall production. 2. Cab
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California’s most celebrated central coast wineries invite you on an irresistible journey . . . to the congenial tasting rooms of a vast and unspoiled paradise. With The California Directory of Fine Wineries as your guide, you’ll wander through world-famous Santa Barbara County, home to the landmark cellars of Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, and Santa Rita Hills. You’ll meander the scenic back roads of San Luis Obispo on your way to Edna Valley’s premier wineries. You’ll travel to rustic Paso Robles, where the winemakers themselves will pour you a glass of their distinctive blends and specialties. This fully updated, second edition is an essential, up-to-date guide to boutique tasting rooms, working ranches, warehouse wineries, and intimate, family-owned
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