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Launching Bordeaux-style wines in the Napa Valley : oral history transcript : Sterling Vineyards, Newton Vineyard, and Forman Vineyard / 2000.
BANC MSS 2001/123 c; Phonotape 3180 C:1-7
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Title:

Launching Bordeaux-style wines in the Napa Valley : oral history transcript: Sterling Vineyards, Newton Vineyard, and Forman Vineyard / 2000
Wine Spectator California wine oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Forman, Richard W., 1944-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Hicke, Carole, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Childhood in Oakland, CA, and education at UC Davis; working at Stony Hill Vineyard and Robert Mondavi Winery, 1967-1968; developing Sterling Vineyards, 1969-1978: barrel fermentation in French oak, second Merlot in Napa valley, travel, and research in Europe; partner and developer of Newton Vineyard, 1978-1982; owner of Forman Vineyard, 1983 to present: finding the property, innovative building, equipment, tunnels; thoughts on public taste, avant-garde winemaking in Bordeaux-style wines, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Sterling Vineyards (Calistoga, Calif.)
Newton Vineyard (St. Helena, Calif.)
Forman Vineyard (St. Helena, Caif.)
Vintners -- California -- Interviews
Wine and wine making -- California -- Napa Valley
Wine industry -- California -- Napa Valley

Note:

Richard Forman ; interviews conducted by Carole Hicke in 1999. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the Wine Spectator California wine oral history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3180 C:1-7.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (viii, 149 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
7 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0x2r
BANC MSS 2001/123 c
Phonotape 3180 C:1-7

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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