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Thomas Jefferson on wine

Author: John R Hailman
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Jefferson On Wine is the definitive account of a founding father's lifelong pursuit of good wine. International wine judge and syndicated columnist John Hailman traces Jefferson's evolution from wine novice to greatest wine expert of early America. He shows how Jefferson's tastes developed and which wines and foods he preferred at different stages of his long life, from his law student days in Williamsburg  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Hailman
ISBN: 9781578068418 157806841X
OCLC Number: 65978537
Description: xvi, 457 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Early wines --
Thomas Jefferson goes to Paris --
Jefferson stocks his Paris wine cellar --
Jefferson tours and tastes in the vineyards of the Rhine, the Mosel, and Champagne --
The return to America --
Wine in the president's house --
Retirement at Monticello.
Responsibility: John Hailman.
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Thomas Jefferson - a founding father of America and author of the Declaration of Independence - had a lifelong passion for wine which he avidly shared with an emerging nation. This book looks at how  Read more...

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Hailman certainly knows his wines. Jay McInerney, <i>New York Times Book Review</i></p>"

 
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