WINE-PRODUCERS IN THE REGION OF MALE KARPATY DURING FIRST HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY
The paper focuses on the culture of wine-producing in the specific micro-region within the wine-producing region of Male Karpaty. The authoress illuminates the attitudes, the wine-producers had towards the wine-producing, which was their main source of a substistence, towards their vineyards approached as the property and possible source of income. The paper explains how the wine-producers' year looked like, describing their work in vineyards changing within the year. She introduces the terminology the wine-producers used, explains basic tasks they did and the tools and technology they used in their work. She attempts to draw the differences between the urban and rural forms of the culture of wine in the wine producing, consisting especially in different work technologies, grapes' processing and sale of wine. She concentrates on consumption of wine in the wine-producing households and the importance of the wine as a drink. She introduces new information that could be obtained only through the deep insights and qualitative analysis of the data from the small sample. Her work complements already published data on wine-producing in the region of Male Karpaty. Focusing on the area rather neglected by the previous researchers she provides the detailed analysis of the phenomenon.
- K. Novakova, Ustav etnologie SAV, Klemensova 19, 81364, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
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