Western Colorado Fruit & Wine: A Bountiful History (Hardcover)

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Enterprising pioneers transformed the isolated lands of the North Fork and Grand Valleys into blossoming oases. Sowing cultural roots in this arid rocky landscape, the settlers cultivated what became delectable destinations boasting world-class wine and award-winning fruit. Midwestern immigrants cultivated orchards, Europeans produced their own table wine and growers delivered their harvest by horse and wagon to the first locavore market--area miners. Sit down, pour a glass of wine or cider and join journalist Jodi Buchan on a journey through the Western Slope's fruit and wine country. Meet orchardists and viticulturists, and celebrate the discoveries, traditions and innovations thriving today across the region.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781540212344
ISBN-10: 1540212343
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: July 27th, 2015
Pages: 178
Language: English