The Wine Institute Records on the American Wine Industry includes
winery survey data, county records, and regional growing histories; wine lists and menus; wine labels; speeches by wine
scholars, producers and writers; promotional materials; materials related to wine and popular culture; photographs; film and
video; and a small amount of microfilm containing biographies of wine industry leaders, winery information, historical data,
The Wine Institute was established in 1934 to serve as a lobbying, promotional, and educational organization for the wine
industry. Membership consists of California grape growers and wine makers.
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. 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 Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is
not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
This collection is not yet fully processed. Please contact Special Collections in advance to request access.