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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. Violet holds a bottle in one hand, showing the camera down the neck of the bottle and in the other hand holds three large corks. Text from negative sleeve: 4971 - Interior shots of Guasti Winery in Ontario. 4/16/36 [stamped:] Apr 23 1936 Text from newspaper caption: It looks impossible but it isn't! These giant corks are soaked and then driven into the tiny necks of the champagne bottles when a weight falls on them. Violet Cunning is the girl.
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Wine industry--California--Guasti Bottles Cork--California--Guasti Italian Vineyard Co Cunning, Violet Maria, 1912-2000