Reference Materials – Bibliography

If researching the early California wine trade and industry, the list below will not disappoint. Highly recommended authors to consider are Heintz, McGinty, Peninou/ Unzelman, Pinney, & Sullivan. Not to be overlooked, the online searchable archives of the Pacific Wine & Spirit Review are invaluable.

• Bull, Don. Wine Antiques & Collectibles. 2013. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Atglen, PA. This book includes a chapter on the early California wine trade, with many contributions & comments from Dean Walters.

• Carroll, James G. The Winemakers of Martinez. 1985. Regoli Print Shop, Martinez, CA.

• Chiles, Frederic Caire. Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island. 2011. The Arthur H. Clark Co., Norman, OK.

• Costa, Eric J. Old Vines – A History of Winegrowing in Amador County. 1994. Cenotto Publications, Jackson, CA.

• Florence, Jack W., Sr. Legacy of a Village – The Italian Swiss Colony Winery and People of Asti, California. 1999. Raymond Court Press, Geyserville, CA.

• Friis, Leo J. John Frohling: Vintner and City Founder. 1976. Mother Lode Household, Inc., Anaheim, CA.

• Heintz, William F. California’s Napa Valley – One Hundred Sixty Years of Wine Making. 1999. Scottwall Assoc., San Francisco.

• Haraszthy, Agoston. “Report on Grapes and Wine of California” Transactions of the California State Agricultural Society, 1858. Sacramento, 1859.

• Kolpan, Steven. A Sense of Place (Niebaum-Coppola Winery) 1999. Routledge, NY, London.

• Latimer, Patricia. California Wineries, Volume Two – Sonoma and Mendocino. 1976. Vintage Image, St. Helena, CA.

• LeBaron, Gaye & Casey, Bart. The Wonder Seekers of Fountaingrove. 2018. Historic II Publication. US.

• McGinty, Brian. Strong Wine, The Life and Legend of Agoston Haraszthy. 1998. Stanford University Press.

• McGinty, Brian. A Toast to Eclipse: Arpad Haraszthy & the Sparkling Wine of Old San Francisco. 2012. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.

• Newton, Janet. Stories of the Vineyards and Wineries of the Livermore Valley. 1987. Janet Newton, Livermore, CA.

Pacific Wine & Spirit Review. Msc. Editions, 1891 to 1916. Online at: Search: “Pacific Wine & Spirit Review”.

• Parker, Tom with Charles Sullivan as consultant. Inglenook Vineyards – 100 Years of Fine Winemaking. 1979. Inglenook Vineyards, Rutherford, CA.

• Peninou, Ernest & Unzelman, Gail. The California Wine Association and its Member Wineries 1894 – 1920. 2000. Nomis Press, Santa Rosa, CA.

• Peninou, Ernest & Unzelman, Gail. History of the Sonoma Viticultural District. 1998. Nomis Press., Santa Rosa, CA.

• Pinney, Thomas. A History of Wine in America – From the Beginnings to Prohibition. 1989. University of California Press.

• Pinney, Thomas. The Makers of American Wine. 2012. University of California Press.

• Pinney, Thomas. The City of Vines. 2017. Heydey, Berkeley, CA. California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA.

• Rose, L.J., Jr. L. J. Rose of Sunny Slope 1827 – 1899. 1959. Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press, Pasadena, CA.

• Rossi, Edmund A. Italian Swiss Colony and the Wine Industry. (An Interview Conducted by Ruth Teiser, in book form). 1971. The Regents of The University of California, Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

• Schoenman, Theodore, ed. The Father of California Wine. 1979. Capra Press.

• Sorensen, Lorin with Fred Beringer. Beringer. 1989. Silverado Publishing Co., St. Helena, CA.

• Sullivan, Charles. A Companion to California Wine. 1998. University of California Press.

• Sullivan, Charles. Like Modern Edens: Winegrowing in Santa Clara Valley & Santa Cruz Mountains 1798 – 1981. 1982. California History Center, Cupertino, CA.

• Sullivan, Charles. Napa Wine, a History. 1994, The Wine Appreciation Guild Ltd., San Francisco.

• Sullivan, Charles L. Sonoma Wine and the Story of Buena Vista. 2013. The Wine Appreciation Guild. San Francisco, CA.

• Teiser, Ruth & Harroun, Catherine. Wine-Making in California. 1978. Book Club of California.

The San Francisco Merchant, msc. editions, 1883 to 1890, online from , enter: “The San Francisco Wine Merchant” in search field.

• Topolos, Michael & Dobson, Betty. California Wineries, Volume One – Napa Valley. 1975. Vintage Image, St. Helena, CA.

•Weber, Lin. Old Napa Valley – The History to 1900. 1998. Wine Ventures Publishing, St. Helena, CA.