French Wine: A History by Rod Phillips

By Rod Phillips

"A attention-grabbing ebook that belongs on each wine lover’s bookshelf."—The Wine Economist "It’s a e-book to learn for its unstoppable torrent of interesting and infrequently astounding details."—Andrew Jefford, Decanter
for hundreds of years, wine has been linked to France greater than with the other nation. France is still one of many world’s prime wine manufacturers by way of quantity and enjoys unequalled cultural acceptance for its wine. If any wine areas are worldwide family names, they're French areas akin to Champagne, Bordeaux, and Burgundy. in the wine international, items from French areas are nonetheless benchmarks for lots of wines.
 
French Wine is the 1st man made heritage of wine in France: from Etruscan, Greek, and Roman imports and the adoption of wine through beer-drinking Gauls to its current prestige in the worldwide industry. Rod Phillips locations the historical past of grape starting to be and winemaking in all of the country’s significant areas inside of large old and cultural contexts.

reading more than a few impacts at the wine undefined, wine alternate, and wine itself, the booklet explores faith, economics, politics, revolution, and struggle, in addition to weather and vine illnesses. French Wine is the fundamental reference on French wine for creditors, shoppers, sommeliers, and professionals.

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French Wine: A History

"A interesting booklet that belongs on each wine lover’s bookshelf. "—The Wine Economist "It’s a publication to learn for its unstoppable torrent of interesting and infrequently astounding info. "—Andrew Jefford, Decanter for hundreds of years, wine has been linked to France greater than with the other nation. France continues to be one of many world’s top wine manufacturers by means of quantity and enjoys unmatched cultural acceptance for its wine.

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