By Doug Shafer, Andy Demsky
Set opposed to the backdrop of Napa Valley’s transformation from a rural backwater within the Seventies via its emergence this present day as one of many most sensible wine areas on this planet, the publication starts off with the winery’s shaky begin and takes the reader throughout the father and son’s ongoing battles opposed to killer insects, cellar mess ups, neighborhood politics, altering shopper tastes, and the volatility of nature itself. Doug Shafer tells the tale of his personal schooling, in addition to Shafer Vineyards’ leading edge efforts to be environmentally sustainable, its function in spearheading the designation of a Stags bounce American Viticultural zone, and the way the wine has replaced within the modern period of custom-crushing and hobbyist vineyard investors.
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