Blog Archives

5 Little-Known Facts about the History of California Wine

by Frances Dinkelspiel 1) The Franciscan Fathers of Baja California The Franciscan fathers were the first to plant grapes for  California wine. Father Junipero Serra wrote to his bosses in Baja California in the late 18th century and asked that they

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Modern History

Sign up for The History Reader Newsletter!

By submitting this form, I agree to receive updates from The History Reader and other communications from Macmillan and its related companies.