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Italian Swiss Colony vineyard scene at Asti, Sonoma County, California
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Italian Swiss Colony (Firm)
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Sonoma County Library
Sonoma County Visionaries, Immigrants and Winemakers Collection, about 1865-2005 (SPC.00086)
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Shows two Italian Swiss Colony employees (actually actors in a series of television commercials) in costume in a vineyard. Caption on verso:"Way back in 1881, a hardy group of immigrant families from the famous wine-growing regions of Northern Italy and Switzerland established their famous colony at Asti, Cuttings of the choicest European vines were brought over, and planted. Asti proved; the ideal location for their winery because within a short eleven years its wines, entered into international competition, had won gold medals for excellence." [Postcard no.] 1909.
color photographs
Wine and Winemaking
Italian Swiss Colony (Asti, Calif.)
Wine and wine making
United States
Asti Road
26150 Asti Rd, Cloverdale, CA
Sonoma County Visionaries, Immigrants and Wine Makers Collection, about 1865-2005

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