A family winery and the California wine industry

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Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California , Berkeley, Calif
Wineries -- California -- History., Wine and wine making -- California -- His
StatementLouis P. Martini ; with an introduction by Maynard A. Amerine ; an interview conducted by Ruth Teiser in 1983 and 1984.
SeriesThe Wine spectator California winemen oral history series, Wine spectator California winemen oral history series
ContributionsTeiser, Ruth., Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 126 p., [3] p. of plates :
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Open LibraryOL22974769M

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