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Factor endowments, markets and vertical integration. The development of commercial wine production in Argentina, Australia and California, c1870-1914

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  • Simpson, James

Grape quality and the nature of market demand played a major role in determining the organizational structure of the wine industry in the three decades prior to 1914. In contrast to Europe where grape growing and winemaking were specialist activities, in the New World winemaking and selling were often integrated. This encouraged the appearance of large industrial wineries producing wines that could be branded. Differences within the New World itself can be attributable to the nature of demand and, in particular, to whether wine was considered an article of primary consumption (Argentina), or whether it competed with other, more popular alcoholic beverages such as beer and spirits (Australia and California).

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Article provided by Cambridge University Press in its journal Revista de Historia Económica.

Volume (Year): 29 (2011)
Issue (Month): 01 (March)
Pages: 39-66

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Handle: RePEc:cup:reveco:v:29:y:2011:i:01:p:39-66_00
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