By Tom Acitelli
The tale of the way the U.S. got here to dominate fantastic wine
In 1976, the bicentennial yr of yankee Independence, the nation's wine used to be a world afterthought—stylistically and commercially. inside of a new release, notwithstanding, the us could stand surely on the global forefront of wine, reversing centuries of Euro-centrism and dominating the fruit of the vine so completely that Europeans have been compelled to undertake American phrases to explain their very own creations. within the technique, it spawned a wine tradition and have become intertwined with a type of aspirational residing: American effective wine turned a foundational section of connoisseur nutrition, fact television, a myriad of print courses and blogs, pricey holiday programs, reward catalogues, or even the plot of an Oscar-winning motion picture. utilizing basic resources, together with interviews with the most important figures within the upward thrust of yankee tremendous wine, the e-book strains the arguable personalities and seismic occasions that ended in American advertisement and stylistic dominance of the world's such a lot celebrated alcoholic beverage—a dominance that exhibits no symptoms of waning.
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American Wine: A Coming-of-Age Story by Tom Acitelli