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The Petri family in the wine industry : oral history transcript / and related material, 1969-1971.
BANC MSS 72/97 c; Phonotape 237 A; Phonotape 299 A
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Title:

The Petri family in the wine industry : oral history transcript: and related material, 1969-1971

Creator/Contributor:

Petri, Louis A., 1912-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Foresti, Dante, 1883-

Creator/Contributor:

Amerine, Maynard A. (Maynard Andrew), 1911-1998

Creator/Contributor:

Teiser, Ruth, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Comments on his grandfather, Raffaello Petri, his father, Angelo Petri and other members of the family; the beginnings of the winery and the growth of the Petri Wine Co.; effect of prohibition on the wine industry; formation of Allied Grape Growers; acquisition of Italian Swiss Colony; sale of the company to Allied Grape Growers and its subsequent acquisition by Heublein, Inc.; wine marketing patterns; purchase of other premium wineries by national corporations. Appended: summary of interview with Dante Foresti re his association with Petri family; copy of 1951 history of Petri Wine Co. and its affiliates prepared by Louis Petri; and copies of other supporting data.

Date:

1969 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Petrie family
Italian-Swiss Colony.
Allied Grape Growers.
Wine and wine making -- California
Prohibition -- California
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Louis A. Petri ; tape recorded interview conducted by Ruth Teiser in 1969. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1971 :
Phonotape also available.
Introduction by Maynard A. Amerine.
Photographs inserted.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Also available online.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
[14], 67 leaves ; 28 cm. + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1p6t
BANC MSS 72/97 c
Phonotape 237 A
Phonotape 299 A

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. 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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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1p6t