By Tom Acitelli

The tale of the way the USA 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 iteration, despite the fact that, the us may stand certainly on the international 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 procedure, it spawned a wine tradition and have become intertwined with a type of aspirational residing: American positive wine grew to become a foundational component to connoisseur nutrition, truth television, a myriad of print courses and blogs, dear holiday applications, present catalogues, or even the plot of an Oscar-winning motion picture. utilizing fundamental assets, together with interviews with the key figures within the upward thrust of yank high quality wine, the e-book strains the arguable personalities and seismic occasions that resulted 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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