Genre, Wine, California, Peoples, Chinese laborers, Pressing grapes, Wine Making
Wine. - "Der Weinbau in Kalifornien: Das Zertreten und Auspressen der Weintrauben im Herbst"
Wine-Culture in California: Pressing out the grape juice in the process of wine making.
Wood engraving. Published in a German periodical 1879.
Original antique print
Hanging on to ropes for footing while stomping the grapes in wooden boxes, while the pressed out grape juice is running into huge wooden wine cask. Many of the laborers are Chinese immigrants who came in large numbers to the US West Coast in the 19th century. This interesting wood engraving shows, besides the described, various activities connected with the making of California wine.
Light general age toning.
Image: 23 x 32,8 cm (ca. 9 x 12.9")
alcohol; fermented grapes; Oenology; enology; oenologist; Winemaking or vinification; Crushing and primary (alcoholic) fermentation; barrel; pressing; wine press; viticulture; cultivation and harvesting of grapes;
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