Tag Archives: Wine History

Book Review: Paul Lukacs’ Inventing Wine

Is there any value added to yet another book on the history of wine? That’s a reasonable question to ask upon opening Paul Lukacs’ latest tome, Inventing Wine, published by W.W.Norton of New York. After all, this is a book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thomas Pinney’s The Makers of American Wine

The Makers of American Wine is the kind of book that readers of the International Wine Review should love. It’s a beautifully written, thoroughly detailed and documented history of the successes and failures in the development of American wine over … Continue reading

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Miguel Torres Santa Digna Estelado Rosé: Fair Trade Wine from Chile

Earlier this month we tasted a unique sparkling wine at the Wines of Chile Grand Tasting in New York. That wine is Fair Trade certified, made with the Western Hemisphere’s oldest wine grape, and developed specifically to aid small growers … Continue reading

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