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Shadows in the vineyard : the true story of the plot to poison the world's greatest wine

Author: Maximillian Potter
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First trade editionView all editions and formats
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In January of 2010 the proprietor of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, producer of the world's most expensive and exquisite wines, was threatened that his vines would be destroyed unless he paid a one million euro ransom. He believed it was a sick joke, which proved a fatal miscalculation. The story uncovered by journalist Maximillian Potter would lead to a sting operation by some of France's top detectives.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maximillian Potter
ISBN: 9781455516094 1455516090
OCLC Number: 894936161
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published in hardcover by Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Description: 289 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Grand Monsieur --
Unthinkable --
Conti --
Edmond's hope --
A sick joke --
Not a joke --
Devastator of vines --
Born again --
The obvious question(s) --
Almaden --
Leads --
Loss --
Drop-off --
Secret expeditions --
"Quelle pagaille" --
"Le maître chanteur" --
A taste.
Responsibility: Maximillian Potter.

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Journalist Maximilian Potter uncovers a fascinating plot to destroy the vines of La Romanee-Conti, Burgundy's finest and most expensive wine.  Read more...

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