The Grapes of Wrath: Encouraging Fruitful Collaborations Between Local Governments and Farm Wineries in the Commonwealth

  • July 16, 2015

The Grapes of Wrath: Encouraging Fruitful Collaborations Between Local Governments and Farm Wineries in the Commonwealth By Philip Carter Strother and Andrew E. Tarne “It must be a bad heart, indeed, that is not rendered more cheerful and more generous by a few glasses of wine.” The United States has a complicated history with wine, beer, and spirits. Indeed, the prohibition of alcohol is the only regulation directed personally at individuals that has ever made it into the Constitution, albe...

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Unlock the Jeffersonian Dream for Virginia

  • February 28, 2007

Will The General Assembly Unlock the Jeffersonian Dream for Virginia To Become A Leader in the American Wine Industry? Official Virginia Wine Lover – February 2007 Newsletter – By Philip Carter Strother & Robert Jackson Allen For nearly 400 years, Virginia has been recognized as having an ideal climate and environment for viticulture. In 1608, Virginia became North America’s first wine producing state. However, despite the best efforts of the colonists and founding fathers...

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