History References

Reference Books

  1. Barron, Cheryll Aimee. Dreamers of the Valley of Plenty, A Portrait of the Napa Valley. Schribner, 1995.
  2. Caldewey, Jeffery and Chuck House. ICON, Art of the Wine Label. A Collection of Work by The Wine Appreciation Guild, S. San Francisco, 2003.
  3. Conway, James. Napa, The Story of an American Eden. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990.
  4. Conaway, James. The Far Side of Eden, New Money, Old Land, and the Battle for Napa Valley. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, New York, 2002.
  5. Cronise, Titus F. The Natural Wealth of California, 1868
  6. Dobson, Betty. Fruit of the Vine, 200 Years of Winermaking in California. Lexikos, 1988.
  7. Heinz, William F. Wine Country, An History of Napa Valley. 1838-1920, Capra Press, 1990.
  8. Kramer, Matt. Making Sense of Wine. Running Press, 2003.
  9. Kramer, Matt. Matt Kramer’s New California Wine. Running Press, 2004.
  10. C. A. Menefee. Historical and Descriptive Sketchbook of Napa, Sonoma,Lake and Medocino. 1873
  11. Myers, Jourdan George. Tiburcio Parrott, The Man Who Built Miravelle – Falcon Crest. self-published, Deer Park, CA, 1987.
  12. Pinney, Thomas. A History of Wine in America – From the Beginnings to Prohibition, University of California Press, 1989.
  13. Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Silverado Squatters, Boston, 1895.
  14. Sullivan Charles L. Napa Wine, A History. Wine Appreciation Guild, 1982
  15. Swinchatt, Jonathan and David G. Howell. The Winemakers Dance: Exploring Terroir in the Napa Valley. University of CA Press, 2004
  16. Weber, Lin. Old Napa Valley History to 1900, Wine Ventures Publishing, St. Helena, CA, 1998.
  17. Weber, Lin. Roots of the Present, Napa Valley 1900 to 1950. Wine Ventures Publishing, St. Helena, CA, 2001

Spring Mountain Historical Articles & Reports (1893 – 1936):

  1. Annual Report of the Board of Viticultural Commissioners of California, 1893, Conradi & Company
  2. Annual Report of the Board of Viticultural Commissioners of California, 1888, page 44
  3. California Magazine, Dr. Irving McKee, University of California, Berkley, September 1951
  4. Phylloxera Study for St. Helena District, 1893, pages 30-41
  5. San Francisco Alta California, March 11, 1866
  6. The Californian, Sept., 1880, Sallie R. Heath
  7. St. Helena Star, July 27, 1874
  8. St. Helena Star, August 23, 1874
  9. St. Helena Star, March 18, 1876
  10. St. Helena Star, December 7, 1877, “Wine Making, The Season of 1877”
  11. St. Helena Star, March 7, 1879, “Baretta Brothers Hillside Vineyard”
  12. St. Helena Star, January 9, 1880, Spring Mountain Notes
  13. St. Helena Star, October 23, 1881
  14. St. Helena Star, April 14, 1882, “The Hill Vineyard of Beringer Brothers”
  15. St. Helena Star, October 27, 1882, Survey of Crush, “Among the Winemakers”
  16. St. Helena Star, December 29, 1882
  17. St. Helena Star, December 5, 1890
  18. St. Helena Star, July 24, 1891
  19. St. Helena Star, July 28, 1893, “Villa Parrott, The Products of the World on 135 Acres, A Spot Unrivaled for its Beauty, Turburcio Parrott Has demonstrated That Our Hillsides Will Produces Wine and Oranges Unequaled”
  20. St. Helena Star, November 11, 1910
  21. St. Helena Star, June 19, 1936