Friends of the ECWTM & Related Websites
• Bancroft Library, Berkeley CA.
Oral histories by luminaries in the early California wine industry.
• Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.
The Huntington is one of the largest and most complete research libraries in the United States in its fields of specialization, including wine. Searchable archives on their website.
• La Cite du Vin, Bordeaux, France.
Impressive museum located in the heart of Bordeaux dedicated to wine and its history. WEBSITE: www.laciteduvin.com/en
• Corkscrew Museum • Museum of Romanian Records, Bucharest, Romania.
The largest collection of corkscrews in the world. Incredible displays! WEBSITE: museumofromanianrecords.com/
• Napa Valley Wine Library Association.
The association offers a variety of wine appreciation events and seminars. WEBSITE: www.napawinelibrary.com
• Pacific Wine & Spirit Review (1890 to 1919).
California’s top wine trade journal of the day. Searchable online archives! WEBSITE: archive.org/search.php/
• San Francisco Merchant (1883 to 1890).
The predecessor to the Pacific Wine & Spirit Review. Searchable online archives. WEBSITE: archive.org/search.php/
• Sonoma County Wine Library, Healdsburg.
Formerly managed by our board member Bo Simons, the library offers assistance in researching wine in California and beyond. Megan Jones is their current manager.
• UC Davis Wine Library
• Vivanco Museum of Wine Culture, Rioja, Spain.
The Vivanco Museum of the Culture of Wine is a facility which houses the collections that the Vivanco family has acquired over many years, and has become an international reference on wine, its history, winemaking techniques, wine research and all the cultural and artistic manifestations that revolve around it.
• Wayward Tendrils.
A former quarterly publication founded in 1990 by and for lovers of wine literature. Its archives are available online.
• Wine Institute, San Francisco, CA
Wine Institute is the voice for California wine representing more than 1,000 wineries and affiliated businesses from the beautiful and diverse wine regions throughout the state.
• The Wine Librarians Association.
Dedicated to making wine information accessible and to preserving the history of wine.
• The former Wine Museum of San Francisco, (Fromm & Sichel) circa 1974.
A short film about this museum which featured wine history from around the world with artifacts and artwork.
• Stephanie Blythe, ECWTM board member, our CFO & Secretary
• Jean Charles Boisset, Boisset Collection
• Justinian Brock, ECWTM board member
• Joanne Callander, volunteer
• Chris Chomick, web designer, commercial artist, ChrisArt Designs
• Frances Dinkelspiel, author, historian
• Gary & Ginny Island
• John Haupt, branch manager, Healdsburg Regional Library & Sonoma Wine Library
• Healdsburg Regional Library & Sonoma Wine Library
• Healdsburg Historical Society & Museum
• The Hess Collection, Mt. Veeder, winery
• Linda Lewis, graphic designer
• Graeme MacDonald, ECWTM board member, our current VP & former Secretary
• Ben Marks, editor Collectors Weekly
• Jim McCormick, antiques dealer, collector
• Andrea Miller, ECWTM board member & archival advisor
• Robert Mondavi Winery, Constellation Brands, Oakville
• Alpha Omega Winery, Rutherford
• John O’Neill, ECWTM board member & patron
• Steve & Suzan Plath
• Rene Rondeau, collector
• Bert Sandman, owner Kohler & Frohling winery, San Francisco
• Dario Sattui, owner V. Sattui Winery, St. Helena, and Castello di Amorosa, Calistoga
• David Schmidt, collector
• Mario Sculatti, former ECWTM board member
• Bo Simons, former ECWTM board member, retired manager Healdsburg Regional Library & Sonoma County Wine Library
• Gail (author, publisher, historian) & Ron Unzelman
• Uzibelli Vineyards, St. Helena
• Vinosmith, San Francisco
• Dean Walters, managing director & president of the board, ECWTM
• Debbie & Jim Woods, collectors