The World of Food: United States: The West & Midwest: Wine in the West

Issue: September 30, 2006

California's early wine history draws its roots from Spain and its New World colonies. Franciscan priests, building their missions along the Pacific Coast in the late 18th century, planted vineyards to supply wines for Mass.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 2006.

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