History of the American Wine Industry in the Napa/Sonoma Regions Covered On “Viewpoint” With Dennis Quaid

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The program will seek to educate individuals on the rich history of one of America's most prevalent agricultural areas.

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The program will feature experts individuals who can talk about the legacy of Northern California wine-growing regions, and their impact on the wine world as a whole.

Dramatic and comedic actor Dennis Quaid is widely known for his performances throughout the years in movies like “The Rookie (2002)” and “The Day After Tomorrow (2004).” Now the talented star is using his skills hosting the educational TV show “Viewpoint” with Dennis Quaid. The program covers numerous topics that impact and intrigue people from coast to coast. Coming to the show is an episode discussing America’s Napa and Sonoma wine history.

Around the world, wine is a widely preferred drink for countless individuals. Most wine drinkers have a preference when it comes to the type of wine they enjoy and the country and region in which it originates.

California wines are a crowd pleaser and with good reason. California’s wine industry dates back to the 1700s, with Sonoma Valley comprising over 10,000 acres of vineyards and it being the home to over 80 wineries and tasting rooms. Some of the oldest vineyards in Sonoma Valley are in Zinfandel and are called America’s heritage grapes.

California’s Napa Valley wines date back to the 1800s, with John Patchett planting the very first vineyard in Napa Valley in 1854. In 1860, Patchett received his very first official wine review in a magazine dubbed “California Farmer Magazine,” which is most likely California’s first wine review.

The program will feature experts individuals who can talk about the legacy of Northern California wine-growing regions, and their impact on the wine world as a whole. More information about California’s Napa and Sonoma abundant wine history will be in the upcoming episode of “Viewpoint.”

“Viewpoint” with Dennis Quaid is cautiously inspected before airing to a public audience. The educational show is the recipient of multiple awards.

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