Napa Valley for Wines Descriptive Essay by cee-cee

Napa Valley for Wines
A geological discussion on Napa Valley for the production of wines.
# 110099 | 2,340 words | 12 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 15, 2008 in Geology and Geophysics (General)

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This paper studies the geological features of Napa Valley in California in regards to grape-growing conditions, for wine making. It gives a short history of the natural occurrences ranging from volcanic eruptions to plate tectonics that form Napa Valley's foundation today and explains why Napa Valley is ideally suited for the production of quality wines.

Geology and soil

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Branson, Anne. "Map." Napa Real Estate Web site. No date. 4 Dec. 2007 < >
  • "Climate of the Napa Valley." Napa Now. No date. 4 Dec. 2007 <>
  • "Geological resources." Watershed Information Center & Conservancy of Napa County. 2005. 4 Dec. 2007 <>
  • Howell, David G. "The terroir of the Napa Valley ava." The Geological Society of America Web site. 2003. 5 Dec. 2007 <>
  • Larson, Ronald. "Napa Valley: The lay of the land." Napa Wedding Source. 2007. 5 Dec. 2007 <>

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