The Italian Winemakers Grandson
This tale ends with one family member killing a young innocent family member in the unimaginable horrific painful way. It is a charming coming of age story set in the picturesque Napa Valley.
A tale full of laughter, tears mystery, and startlng discoveries. The story centers on Salvatore and Rose Curtoni, their journey from Gerola, Italy in 1910 across America to the heart of Napa. Salvatore worked his fertile vineyards and was a winemaker. Rosie was known as the great cook in the valley and hostess of their Big Pink House that was the center of social activity for a raucous and fun loving group of characters that were always hanging around. A big part of the story is seen through the eyes of the Curtonis cherished grandson. The boy learns the legends and stories of how they suffered and prospers, yet he searches out the dark disturbing secrets of their past. Truly an immigrant story full of birth and re-birth. Heartbreaking tragedy and celebrations of life. It is rich with adventures, mystery and, intrigue
It is a story of characters some humorous, some heart warming, a few mysterious and dangerous.
A gripping saga set in the beauty of California’s wine country, a feast for the senses
a celebration of vibrant colors the lush purple, yellow and green grapes, vibrant vines in rows that stretch almost as far as the eye can see and the variety of distinct aromas that fill the air through every season.https://www.amazon.com/Italian-Winemake ... 1582114468