From Demon to Darling: A Legal History of Wine in America

Richard Mendelson (Author) Margrit Biever Mondavi (Foreword by)
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Product Details

Price
$102.00
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
June 15, 2009
Pages
320
Dimensions
6.1 X 1.1 X 9.1 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780520259430
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About the Author

Richard Mendelson is a wine law specialist at Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty in Napa, California, and Lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, where he directs the Program on Wine Law and Policy. He also owns Mendelson Wines.

Reviews

"Highly recommended."--Charles Ludington"Law & History Review" (08/10/2010)
"Very engaging."--Bookforum (11/01/2009)
"The legal machinations of wine, described here, are a hoot."--Miami Herald (12/02/2010)
"Highly readable . . . Should be a must-read for anyone who wants to produce or sell wine in this country."-- (07/05/2009)
"A thorough consideration of American wine's legal history."--SF Chronicle (06/14/2009)
"Provides the definitive background for understanding the competing legal, political, economic, and social forces shaping the ongoing evolution of America's wine culture."--The World Of Fine Wine (07/01/2009)
"A splendid volume. . . This wonderful book should be agreeable to a great many palates."-- (02/01/2010)
"An engaging style that makes learning how law and wine have intertwined throughout this country's history an enlightening educational journey."--Wine Spectator (12/31/2009)
"Illuminating, provocative. . ." A Best Book of 2009-- (10/15/2009)
"A fascinating work."--California Grapevine (09/01/2009)