Wine Politics: How Governments, Environmentalists, Mobsters, and Critics Influence the Wines We Drink / Edition 1

Wine Politics: How Governments, Environmentalists, Mobsters, and Critics Influence the Wines We Drink / Edition 1

by Tyler Colman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520267885

ISBN-13: 9780520267886

Pub. Date: 11/10/2010

Publisher: University of California Press

Written by the author of the popular, award-winning website DrVino.com, Wine Politics exposes a little-known but extremely influential aspect of the wine business-the politics behind it. Tyler Colman systematically explains how politics affects what we can buy, how much it costs, how it tastes, what appears on labels, and more.

Overview

Written by the author of the popular, award-winning website DrVino.com, Wine Politics exposes a little-known but extremely influential aspect of the wine business-the politics behind it. Tyler Colman systematically explains how politics affects what we can buy, how much it costs, how it tastes, what appears on labels, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520267886
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
11/10/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Sales rank:
789,157
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

List of Sidebars xi

Preface and Acknowledgments xiii

1 What Is Wine Politics? 1

2 Soil and Society 7

3 Authenticating Origins 37

4 Baptists and Bootleggers 67

5 Who Controls Your Palate? 103

6 Greens, Gripes, and Grapes 125

7 Celebrating Diversity 145

Notes 149

Bibliography 167

Index 173

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