PROHIBITION: Betrayed Vineyardists

Shortly after Prohibition came, a sizable section of the U. S. wine-bibbing public learned that it could, apparently legally, fulfill the higher destiny of the grape at home. California vineyardists planted vast new acreage, grew rich, came to look upon Prohibition as a commercial blessing. Sadly disillusioned last week for the first time, the California Vineyardists' Association plumped for modification. Cause of the disillusionment was a Kansas City (Mo.) Federal Court's decision last autumn penalizing Ukiah Grape Products Co. for selling unfermented grape juice to householders with the understanding that it would...

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