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Title
Gallons of wine at the Italian Vineyard Company, Guasti, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
April 23, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "'Human Element' Still Rules Wine-Making Art, but Modern Science Lends Its Wizardry, Too," Los Angeles Times, 16 Dec 1935: 10.
The evolution of California wineries is looked at, specifically the world's largest vineyard "Italian Vineyard Company" spreading 5000 acres, owned by Mrs. Secundo Guasti, Jr.
In a large hangar a long row of wooden gallons stands.
Text from newspaper caption: These 1900-gallon puncheons in the immense sweet-wine aging room of the Italian Vineyard Company's Guasti winery are really just babies. They are called "pun'kins" and are dwarfed by the towering rows of 35,000 and 45,000-gallon tanks in the same room. The winery has a 5,000,000 gallon storage capacity with an annual output sometimes near that figure.
Text from negative sleeve: 4971 - Interior shots of Guasti Winery in Ontario. 4/16/36 [stamped:] Apr 23 1936
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_14147
ark:/21198/zz002j7pc6
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Barrels--California--Guasti
Wine industry--California--Guasti
Italian Vineyard Co
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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