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Thomas Jefferson on wine [electronic resource] / John Hailman.

By: Hailman, John R, 1942-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 457 p., [32] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).ISBN: 9781604731385 (electronic bk.); 1604731389 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Knowledge -- Wine | Wine and wine making -- Virginia -- Albemarle County | Monticello (Va.) | COOKING -- Beverages -- Wine & SpiritsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Thomas Jefferson on wine.DDC classification: 641.2/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
Summary: In Thomas Jefferson on Wine, John Hailman celebrates a founding father's lifelong interest in wine and provides unprecedented insight into Jefferson's character from this unique perspective. In both his personal and public lives, Jefferson wielded his considerable expertise to influence the drinking habits of his friends, other founding fathers, and the American public away from hard liquor toward the healthier pleasures of wine. An international wine judge and nationally syndicated wine columnist, Hailman discusses how Jefferson's tastes developed, which wines and foods he preferred at diffe.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-437) and index.

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.

In Thomas Jefferson on Wine, John Hailman celebrates a founding father's lifelong interest in wine and provides unprecedented insight into Jefferson's character from this unique perspective. In both his personal and public lives, Jefferson wielded his considerable expertise to influence the drinking habits of his friends, other founding fathers, and the American public away from hard liquor toward the healthier pleasures of wine. An international wine judge and nationally syndicated wine columnist, Hailman discusses how Jefferson's tastes developed, which wines and foods he preferred at diffe.

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