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Into the Earth free pdf This is a stunning visual journey through the extraordinary world, and fascinating history of California's wine caves. "Into the Earth" presents readers with a spectacularly illustrated journey into the magic, mystery and unique character of the subterranean world of California's vineyards - the birthplace of wine caves in the Americas. Alongside stunning full-colour photographs that showcase the rich history of Californian winemaking and spanning over 200 years from the hand-dug caves of the late 1800s to the elaborate caverns of today, this one-of-a-kind volume is also a platform for classic architecture, breathtaking gardens and much more. "Into the Earth" also introduces readers to winery owners, cave drillers, and other professionals who have helped carve out the lasting legacy of America's wine caves.

About Daniel D'Agostini

Daniel D Agostini, author-photographer of Into the Earth, uses the medium of photography to explore, document and teach. His limited-edition color and black-and-white prints are noted for their delicacy and sensitivity. His photographic work has been published in a variety of printed media, including books Storm Over Mono Lake, California Oaks, The Romance ofthe California Vineyards and A Vineyard Garden.For more than 30 years he balanced photographic commissions, assignments and printmaking with teaching middle-grade students fine arts, science and organic gardening. He was a hands-on leader in the Garden in Every School initiative for more than two decades long before the concept achieved widespread popularity developing several award-winning gardens and introducing thousands of children to the wonders of growing everything from fava beans to popcorn. In 1996 he was commissioned by Delaine Eastin to draft the program s vision statement for the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction. He retired in 2008 to devote all of his time to photography, writing and his personal gardens.Daniel s fascination with caves and winemaking reaches back to his vineyard and winery upbringing. The D Agostini family owned the third-oldest winery in the state a designated California Historic Landmark until the 1980s. The writer-photographer has followed the evolution of wine caves in California since the industry s inception, forming close relationships along the way that have given him access to some of the world s most extraordinary underground spaces. Daniel resides in the Sierra foothills of Northern California.Molly Chappellet and her husband Donn established Chappellet Winery

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Author : Daniel D'Agostini
Publisher : Panache Partners
Data Published : 01 September 2010
ISBN : 1933415827
EAN : 9781933415826
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 238 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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