IMPERIAL WINE, how the British Empire made wine's new world

: Regan-Lefebvre (J.)

R 785.00
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323pp., illus., maps, hardback, d.w., Oakland, 2022

History of Britain’s role in creating the wine industries of South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

"Fascinating and surprising. Imperial Wine traces in meticulous detail how the apparently modern fashion for New World wines is in fact the legacy of Empire." Lizzie Collingham, author of The Hungry Empire: How Britain's quest for food shaped the modern world.

Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre is Professor of History at Trinity College, Connecticut, and author of Cosmopolitan Nationalism in the Victorian Empire.  In 2019 she was named one of the “Future 50” of wine by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and the International Wine and Spirit Competition.