• GAIL UNZELMAN •
Owner/publisher of Nomis Press,
CA. Editor and publisher of the Wayward Tendrils Quarterly, journal of the
wine book collectors' society.
"For some forty years I have been an
avid fan of California's wine history..." read more
• DON BULL •
Author of many books on corkscrews,
and wine & Champagne antiques & collecibles.
"I have been good friends with Dean for
over 30 years. Between us, we have
done a lot of buying,
selling, and trading..." read more
• BRIAN McGINTY •
Great-great grandson of Agoston Haraszthy and
author of many books on wine and other history
(see our Reference Materials page for Brian's books
on the Haraszthys).
"Dean Walters's enthusiasm for California wine history is evident in every beautiful image of The Early California Wine Trade Archive. ..." read more
• CHARLES L. SULLIVAN •
Renowned author of books & articles on California wine history
(see our Reference Materials page).
"Your proposed wine museum is a wonderful idea.
I am more than happy to support..." read more
• NINA WEMYSS •
Wine historian & lecturer. St. Helena, CA.
"A museum devoted to the early California wine trade would be an important and fascinating resource..." read more
• BO SIMONS •
Manager, Healdsburg Regional Library & the Sonoma County Wine Library, Healdsburg, CA.
"I strongly believe that a museum devoted to
the collection and preservation, indexing and dissemination of paper and real objects associated with California's vibrant, ..." read more
• DOUG MARGERUM •
Owner & Wine Maker at Margerum Wine Co.,
Los Olivos, CA. margerumwinecompany.com
"I say bravo and cheers to Dean Walters! As an entrant to the California wine industry in 1981, opening the now iconic Wine Cask Restaurant, I was one of early wine producers and an avid promoter..." read more
• DR. THOMAS PINNEY •
Wine historian & writer. Professor emeritus, Pomona College, Pomona, California.
I think your idea is a good one. Few people realize
just how extensive, busy, varied, and interesting the early California wine trade was. ..." read more