The History of California Wine in 20 Labels

UC Davis wine historian James Lapsley used vintage wine labels to share the colorful history of California wine at a public event at the California Historical Society in San Francisco on March 15.

His talk — illustrated by 20 vintage labels from the collections of the historical society and the UC Davis Library — was featured during the historical society’s exhibit Vintage: Wine, Beer, and Spirits Labels from the Kemble Collections on Western Printing and Publishing, continuing through April 16.

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For slides from The History of California Wine in 20 Labels, click here: Wine in 20 Labels.pdf