Tagged: California wine

Described as “a great social and economic experiment” by President Herbert Hoover, the National Prohibition Act, known informally as the Volstead Act, went into effect 100 years ago, in January 1920. The problem with Prohibition is that it didn’t. Prohibition was filled with loopholes. The 18th Amendment made it illegal to
January 24, 2020 • Axel Borg
October 30 marks the 105th birthday of our favorite wine label collector, Maynard Amerine, which got us thinking about what Amerine might have picked to toast himself on this special day. Luckily, he left us some clues in the form of the annotations on his label collection.
October 27, 2016 • Axel Borg