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Champagne, Uncorked: The House of Krug and the Timeless Allure of the World's Most Celebrated Drink

Champagne, Uncorked: The House of Krug and the Timeless Allure of the World's Most Celebrated Drink


作者  /  Alan Tardi

出版社 / PUBLIC AFFAIRS

出版日期 / 2016/05/24

商品語言 / 英文

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定價 / NT$945

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The epitome of effervescence and centerpiece of celebration, Champagne has become a universal emblem of good fortune, and few can resist its sparkle

In Champagne, Uncorked, Alan Tardi journeys into the heartland of the world’s most beloved wine. Anchored by the year he spent inside the prestigious and secretive Krug winery in Reims, the story follows the creation of the superlative Krug Grande Cuvée.

Tardi also investigates the evocative history, quirky origins, and cultural significance of Champagne. He reveals how it became the essential celebratory toast (merci Napoleon Bonaparte!), and introduces a cast of colorful characters, including Eugène Mercier, who in 1889 transported his “Cathedral of Champagne,” the largest wine cask in the world, to Paris by a team of white horses and oxen, and Joseph Krug, the reserved son of a German butcher who wound up in France, fell head over heels for Champagne, and risked everything to start up his own eponymous house.

In the vineyards of Champagne, Tardi discovers how finicky grapes in an unstable climate can lead to a nerve-racking season for growers and winemakers alike. And he ventures deep into the caves, where the delicate and painstaking alchemy of blending takes place—all of which culminates in the glass we raise to toast life’s finer moments.







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誠品26碼 /2681306967006
ISBN 13 /9781610396882
ISBN 10 /161039688X
EAN /9781610396882

頁數272
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語言英文
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