How the World's Vineyards Were Saved
The Botanist and the Vintner examines wines greatest crisis
Issue: June 15, 2005
The biological costs of the European conquest of the New World are well-known, the most devastating of them being diseases such as smallpox, tuberculosis and malaria, which decimated the defenseless native populations.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 15, 2005.