Inventory of the Juan Fried Wine Label Collection

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Email: speccoll@ucdavis.edu
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Collector: Fried, Juan
Title: Juan Fried Wine Label Collection
Date (inclusive): circa 1928-2007
Extent: 36 linear feet
Abstract: Dr. Juan Fried (1924-2007) collected an estimated 50,000 wine labels. The collection contains extensive labels from Europe (France, Italy, and Spain) as well as from the United States.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-564
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

Dr. Juan Fried (born Janos Fried) (1924-2007) was a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who went to Venezuela before coming to the United States. He was a doctor of internal medicine for the Veterans Administration in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Fried began the wine label collection in retirement circa 1990. Because of his ability in languages (English, Italian, French, Spanish, Hungarian, Czech, and German), he was able to correspond with many European wineries.

Scope and Content

The collection contains an estimated 50,000 wine labels. Included are extensive labels from Europe (France, Italy, and Spain) as well as from the United States. They are arranged in binders by country and region. The labels range in date from circa 1928-2007.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged in three series: 1. Europe, 2. United States, 3. Special.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Fried, Juan--Archives.
Wine labels

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michele Ko.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Maria Fried in 2013.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Juan Fried Wine Label Collection, D-564, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Europe

Physical Description: 25 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged in three suberies: 1. France, 2. Italy and 3. Spain, Germany, and Hungary.
 

Subseries 1.1 France

Physical Description: 16 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

The binders are arranged generally in alphabetical order.
Box 1

Appellations (Misc.)

Box 1

Beaujelais, Cotes du Rhone, etc.

Box 1

Bordeaux

Box 2

Bordeaux: Bordeaux Superieur AOC, Cremant de Bordeaux AOC

Box 2

Bordeaux: Bordeaux AOC

Box 2

Bordeaux: Cadillac AOC, Loupiac AOC, Ste. Croix Du Mont AOC, Cerons AOC, Sauternes et Barsac AOC

Box 3

Bordeaux: Canon-Fronsac AOC, Fronsac AOC

Box 3

Bordeaux: Cotes-de Castillon, Bordeaux-Haut-Benhauge, Entre Deux Mers, Entre Deux Mers-Haut Benhauge, Tres-Cotes de Bordeaux, 1res Cotes de Bordeaux, Saint Macaire, Graves de Vayres, Sainte Foye

Box 3

Bordeaux: Cotes de Francs AOC, Blayes AOC, Cotes de Blaye AOC, 1res Cotes de Blaye AOC, Cotes de Bourg AOC

Box 4

Bordeaux: Grand Crus Classes du Medoc

Box 4

Bordeaux: Graves et Pessac Leognan AOC

Box 4

Bordeaux: Graves et Pessac-Leognan AOC Cru Classe

Box 5

Bordeaux: Haut-Medoc AOC

Box 5

Bordeaux: Listrac AOC, Moulis AOC

Box 5

Bordeaux: Lussac-Montagne, Parsac-Puissegain, Sables, St. Georges, St. Emilion AOC

Box 6

Bordeaux: Medoc AOC

Box 6

Bordeaux: Margaux AOC, Pauillac AOC, Saint-Estephe AOC, Saint Julien AOC

Box 7

Bordeaux: Pomerol AOC, Lalande de Pomerol AOC

Box 7

Bordeaux: St. Emilion AOC

Box 8

Bordeaux: St. Emilion Grand Cru AOL

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box

Bordeaux: St. Emilion Grand Cru Classe AOC, St. Emilion 1er Cru Classe AOC

Box 9

Bourgogne

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 10

Bourgogne

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 11

Bourgogne

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 11

Champagne

Box 12

Cotes Du Rhone

Box 12

Grand Vin Superieur, Vin de Table

Box 12

Jura, Savoie, Bugey

Box 13

Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 3 binders
Box

Vin D'Alsace

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 15

Sud-Ouest

Box 15

Vin de Pays de Region, de Department

Box 15

Vin de Pays de zone

Box 16

Vin doux naturel, vin de liqueur, Cognac, Armagnac

Box 16

Vin du Vul de Loire

 

Subseries 1.2 Italy

Physical Description: 7 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Box 17

Campania, Puglia

Box 17

Emilia Romagna DOCG & DOC

Box 17

Emilia Romagna IGT & VDT

Box 18

Friuli-Venezia Giulia DOCG & DOC

Box 18

Lombardia

Box 18

Marcho, Lazio, Abruzzo

Box 19

Molise, Basilicata, Calabria

Box 19

Piemonte DOG & DOC

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 20

Piemonte VDT

Box 20

Sicilia

Box 20

Varie, Vino Aromatizzato, Vermouth, Grappe, Acquavite, Brandy, Distillate de Vino, Non Classificable

Box 21

Toscana DOCG & DOC, Chianti

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 21

Toscana IGT & VDT

Box 22

Trentino - Alto Adige DOC, Alto Adige, Caldaro, Casteller, Teroldego Rotaliano

Box 22

Trentino - Alto Adige DOC, Trentino, Trento, Valdadige

Box 22

Trentino - Alto Adige IGT & VDT

Box 22

Umbria

Box 23

Valle D'Aosta Liguria

Box 23

Veneto DOC & DOCG

Box 23

Veneto IGT & VDT, Friuli - Venezia Giulia IGT & VDT

 

Subseries 1.3 Spain, Germany, and Hungary

Physical Description: 2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Box 24

Germany, Hungary, Beer Cider

Box 24

Spain

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 25

Spain: Mancolista

Box 25

Brandy and other grape derived alcoholic beverages

 

Series 2. United States

Physical Description: 10 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by state.
Box 25

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa

Box 26

California

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 27

California

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 28

California

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 29

California

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 30

California

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 31

California

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 32

California

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 33

Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey

Box 33

New Mexico, New York

Box 34

North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Box 34

Oregon

Box 35

Washington

Box 36

Series 3. Special

Physical Description: 1 linear foot

Scope and Content Note

Two binders that contains labels that Fried classified as Special.