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By Tom Acitelli

ISBN-10: 1569761671

ISBN-13: 9781569761670

"Terrific" -Wine Spectator


"Engaging" -New York Times


"Hard to withstand" -Boston Globe


The underdog tale of the way the U.S. got here to dominate high quality wine 
In 1976, the bicentennial 12 months of yankee Independence, the nation's wine used to be a world afterthought--stylistically and commercially. inside of a new release, despite the fact that, the USA could stand definitely 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 compelled to undertake American phrases to explain their very own creations. within the strategy, it spawned a wine tradition and have become intertwined with one of those aspirational dwelling: American fantastic wine turned a foundational section of gourmand nutrients, fact television, a myriad of print guides and blogs, pricey holiday applications, reward catalogues, or even the plot of an Oscar-winning motion picture. utilizing basic assets, together with interviews with the foremost figures within the upward thrust of yank effective wine, the publication lines the debatable personalities and seismic occasions that ended in American advertisement and stylistic dominance of the world's so much celebrated alcoholic beverage--a dominance that indicates no symptoms of waning.

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