The Resource American wine: : a coming-of-age story, Tom Acitelli, (electronic resource)

American wine: : a coming-of-age story, Tom Acitelli, (electronic resource)

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American wine: : a coming-of-age story
Title
American wine:
Title remainder
a coming-of-age story
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Tom Acitelli
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eng
Summary
The story of how the United States came to dominate fine wine In 1976, the bicentennial year of American Independence, the nation's wine was an international afterthought-stylistically and commercially. Within a generation, however, the United States would stand unquestionably at the world vanguard of wine, reversing centuries of Euro-centrism and dominating the fruit of the vine so thoroughly that Europeans were forced to adopt American words to describe their own creations. In the process, it spawned a wine culture and became intertwined with a kind of aspirational living: American fine wine became a foundational element of gourmet food, reality TV, a myriad of print publications and blogs, expensive vacation packages, gift catalogues, and even the plot of an Oscar-winning movie. Using primary sources, including interviews with the major figures in the rise of American fine wine, the book traces the controversial personalities and seismic events that led to American commercial and stylistic dominance of the world's most celebrated alcoholic beverage-a dominance that shows no signs of waning
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Midwest
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Acitelli, Tom
Dewey number
338.4/766320973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Wine and wine making
  • Wine industry
  • Vintners
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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American wine: : a coming-of-age story, Tom Acitelli, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11568695
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multicolored
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MWT11568695
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11568695
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
American wine: : a coming-of-age story, Tom Acitelli, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11568695
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11568695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11568695
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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