American Wine: A Coming-of-Age Story by Tom Acitelli

By Tom Acitelli

The tale of the way the us got here to dominate fantastic wine

In 1976, the bicentennial yr of yank Independence, the nation's wine used to be a world afterthought—stylistically and commercially. inside of a new release, in spite of the fact that, the U.S. may stand surely on the global leading edge of wine, reversing centuries of Euro-centrism and dominating the fruit of the vine so completely that Europeans have been pressured to undertake American phrases to explain their very own creations. within the technique, it spawned a wine tradition and have become intertwined with one of those aspirational dwelling: American superb wine grew to become a foundational portion of gourmand meals, fact television, a myriad of print courses and blogs, dear holiday programs, reward catalogues, or even the plot of an Oscar-winning motion picture. utilizing basic resources, together with interviews with the key figures within the upward thrust of yankee positive wine, the publication lines the arguable personalities and seismic occasions that ended in American advertisement and stylistic dominance of the world's so much celebrated alcoholic beverage—a dominance that exhibits no indicators of waning.

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