International Wine Research Database

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About International Wine Research Database

The International Wine Research Database is a citation database that consists of two parts: the International Wine Research Database, focused on current and historical wine literature; and the Charles L. Sullivan Wine Index, an index to historical research. This database is part of the SCL Digital Collections.

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  • The main collection of the International Wine Research Database contains over 47,000 citations of wine literature from around the world. The bulk of the collection was compiled between 1988 and 2012.
  • The Charles L. Sullivan Wine Index contains 29,000-plus citations that were compiled by historian Charles L. Sullivan from the newspapers, journals, and government documents he used in the years of researching his many books. The citations cover California wine history sources from 1849 to 1999.

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