Dandelion Wine is a 1957 novel by Ray Bradbury. In many ways it is autobiographical. The main character of the story, Douglas Spaulding, is a representation of Bradbury himself. In the story, he and his brother Tom spend summer in the fictional town of Green Town with their grandfather making wine out of dandelions every year. According to the author, the main events of the summer should be corked in a bottle of this wine.