Dr Frenchman: Longworth Sparkling Wine
On today's episode we tell an interesting development in American wine. It turns out that America's struggling wine industry was turned around by a fascinating individual. A lawyer, philanthropist, temperance advocate, and horticulturalist. And he founded America's first commercially successful winery in...Ohio? Yes, find out the story of Nicholas Longworth and America's first commercially successful winery right here on today's Tipsy Timeline.
Today we enjoy the story of Nicholas Longworth, the eccentric lawyer who helped cultivated America's first successful commercial winery! Find out the hows and whys of the birth of American wine along the beautiful Ohio River. Sources for today's episode can be found in the following locations
- A History of Wine in America by Thomas Pinney, Chapter 7, accessed via web (https://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft967nb63q&chunk.id=d0e4454&toc.depth=1&toc.id=d0e4454&brand=eschol)