In a unique exploration of Bordeaux's wine trade. Bordeaux: People, Power and Politics gets behind the scenes to discover how the region's wines are produced, marketed and sold. The power of the press, merchants, negociants, and the consumers over Bordeaux's wine prices, culture, and economic health is assessed and explained. Bordeaux's key winemakers are featured and their contribution to the evolution of the region's -- and the world's -- wines is considered. The big players in the Bordeaux wine business, from negociants to the region's most powerful families and corporations, are also identified and considered.
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group