Women of Wine: The Rise of Women in the Global Wine Industry / Edition 1

Women of Wine: The Rise of Women in the Global Wine Industry / Edition 1

by Ann B. Matasar
     
 

"Ann Matasar has documented the struggles and strategies of contemporary women to succeed and lead in wine. Her stories are diverse, instructive, powerful, and poignant."—Zelma Long, Zelphi Wines

"An engaging story that pays homage to the women at the crossroads of wine's cultural history. With penetrating insight and deep affection, Ann

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"Ann Matasar has documented the struggles and strategies of contemporary women to succeed and lead in wine. Her stories are diverse, instructive, powerful, and poignant."—Zelma Long, Zelphi Wines

"An engaging story that pays homage to the women at the crossroads of wine's cultural history. With penetrating insight and deep affection, Ann Matasar tells the story of these pioneering women through fascinating oral histories."—Anne Rosenzweig, founding board member of the International Association of Women Chefs and Restaurateurs

"Ann Matasar has performed the tricky task of addressing women's roles in the wine world without resorting to tiresome gender stereotypes. Her book proves that, despite the challenges, women make an ever-increasing contribution to wine at every level of production, commerce, and appreciation."—Mary Ewing-Mulligan, MW, co-author of Wine Style and Wine For Dummies, and President, International Wine Center

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520240513
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/27/2006
Pages:
265
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction

1. Women Need Not Apply
2. The Changing Face of the Wine Business
3. A Toast to the Past
4. Viticultrices et Propriétaires
5. Le Donne del Vino
6. The New World: California
7. The New World: The Southern Hemisphere
8. Knowledge Is Power
9. Uncorking Sales
10. Past, Present, Future

Appendix 1: List of Interviews
Appendix 2: Women Masters of Wine
Appendix 3: Women Master Sommeliers
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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