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Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

James Simpson

Abstract

Today's wine industry is characterized by regional differences not only in the wines themselves but also in the business models by which these wines are produced, marketed, and distributed. In Old World countries such as France, Spain, and Italy, small family vineyards and cooperative wineries abound. In New World regions like the United States and Australia, the industry is dominated by a handful of very large producers. This is the first book to trace the economic and historical forces that gave rise to very distinctive regional approaches to creating wine. The book shows how the wine indust ... More

Keywords: wine industry, wine making, regional appellation, wine cooperatives, sherry, port, claret, champagne, Californian wine, Australian wine

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780691136035
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Simpson, author
Universidad Carlos III

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