Frances Dinkelspiel | Tangled Vines. Jews and the creation of the California wine industry
Lecture | March 8 | 5-7 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Author and journalist Frances Dinkelspiel explores the Jewish connections in the history uncovered by her recent NY Times bestseller book, Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California (St. Martins Press 2015), including Benjamin Dreyfus pioneering of kosher wine production in the Golden State, Isaias Hellman and Daniel Mayers controlling interest in the California Wine Association, and Samuel
Lachmans famous wine blending services.