Prohibition in the Napa Valley: Castles Under Siege (American Palate)

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To a region flush with the success of alcohol, Prohibition was a sobering thought. Against the backdrop of national events, author Lin Weber introduces a cast of Napa Valley's leading citizens, embroiled in a fight for their livelihood with temperance champions and federal agents. Theodore Bell filed a Hail Mary suit to stop California's ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment. Vintner Georges de Latour made money hand over fist on altar wine. The Nichelini winery hid a cache of contraband under the floorboards, and the Blaufuss Brewery avoided prosecution when the law turned a blind eye. Join Weber as she relates a wry tale of cherished vines, widespread corruption and alcohol-inspired mayhem during a time when morality" tightened the noose around Napa's prized alcohol industry."

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Lin Weber is the author of seven Napa Valley histories. She is a lifetime member of the Napa Valley Wine Library Association and the Jewish Historical Society of the Napa Valley. Weber is also a former trustee of the Napa Valley Museum and a recipient of Napa Landmarks' Award of Merit. She has lived in the Napa Valley since 1971.

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