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Chicago, Illinois, 1929. 114 10. Women-involved and organized crime–involved percent of sex work establishments in Chicago, 1900–1919 and 1920–1933. 126 11. Patrons drinking after the repeal of Prohibition at Hotel Brevoort’s world-famous Crystal Bar, Chicago, Illinois, 1933. 129 tables 1. Primary and Secondary Sources in the Capone Database 21 2. Properties of the Chicago Organized Crime Network, 1900–1919 and 1920–1933 29 3. Sex Work and Alcohol Establishments with Named Proprietors, 1900–1919 and 1920–1933 36 4. Men, Women, and Their Relationships in

: Capra Press, 1979. The standard work on one of the most colorful and influential figures in California wine history. Includes a reprint in full of Haraszthy’s 1862 classic, “Grape Culture, Wines, and Wine-Making.” Schoonmaker, Frank, and Tom Marvel. American Wines. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. Schoonmaker was a path-blazing visionary who pushed for wine quality and truth in labeling in the years following the repeal of Prohibition. Shabram, Patrick L. Petition to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms for Establishment of an American Viticultural Area to

: Capra Press, 1979. The standard work on one of the most colorful and influential figures in California wine history. Includes a reprint in full of Haraszthy’s 1862 classic, “Grape Culture, Wines, and Wine-Making.” Schoonmaker, Frank, and Tom Marvel. American Wines. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. Schoonmaker was a path-blazing visionary who pushed for wine quality and truth in labeling in the years following the repeal of Prohibition. Shabram, Patrick L. Petition to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms for Establishment of an American Viticultural Area to

213 Index ACT UP, 119–21 Against Equality movement, 105 AIDS activism, 119–21 Akerlof, George, 25 alcohol use, normalization of: Insider strategies for normalization, 123–26, 144–45; overview of, 122–23; Pauline Sabin and the repeal of Prohibition, 125–38, 134fig; Wickersham Commission report, 129, 132 alliance, strategy of, 49 American National Election Study (ANES), 47 Amish groups, 14–15, 16, 27, 168n16 apathy, emotional responses of deviants, 56, 58 appeasement, emotional responses of deviants, 56, 58–59 Aryans, 22–23, 24 assimilationists, LGBTQ

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years after the repeal of Prohibition. An important part of the modern story comes from the fact that, unlike all the other world-class varieties that have become a part of California’s pre- mium wine production, Zinfandel has no model of European perfection for comparison. When we sit down at a blind tasting to evaluate and compare a few red Bordeaux and California Cabernets, we can have a good time think- ing and talking about what we perceive. Which do we like better? Which will be better in years to come? Have the California producers used the grand cru wine of

Introduction: Napa an J the Notion of Wine Quality Americans' notion of quality wine — indeed, their very idea of what "wine" was or should be — changed dramatically during the five decades that separated Repeal of Prohibition in 1933 from the introduction of geographic appellations of origin in the 1980s. Put starkly, the public's expectation of "wine" shifted from a fortified, often oxidized or spoiled beverage, produced from indistinct grape va- rieties, to a table wine possessing distinct flavor attributes derived from varietal grapes and from

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slow and was com- plicated first by the Great Depression and then by the Second World War. From the 1960s on, however, wine growing in America has expanded remark- ably and has generated an interest among the American people such as it never had before. By all measures, American wine is flourishing: there are now more acres of vines planted, more wineries in more states, and more wine produced than the most optimistic booster could have imagined possible in the generation following the repeal of Prohibition.2 In this book I have attempted a version of this story

cafes particularly in the cheaper sections of town.”121 Moreover, the collusion of the local police and the Board of Supervisors against Prohi- bition contributed wholeheartedly to the consolidation of San Fran- cisco’s pro-liquor forces. In 1921, the Board of Supervisors publicly reprimanded two police captains for enforcing Prohibition laws while on duty. By the late 1920s, repeal efforts were the most popular brand of city politics and one of the few venues where business cooperated with la- bor.122 To rally public support around the repeal of Prohibition, state

are the outcome of the interaction of demand by special-interest groups and supply from legis- lators, both of whom are rational and act in their own self-interest. As a result, government regulation may enhance the welfare of particular groups at the expense of wine consumers, and possibly reduce socioeco- nomic welfare. While the original intent of government regulation of the wine industry following the repeal of Prohibition may have been to enhance social welfare, there is little evidence that states have been pur- suing the public interest in instituting