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Author Mazzeo, Tilar J.

Title The widow Clicquot : the story of a champagne empire and the woman who ruled it / Tilar J. Mazzeo.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : HarperCollins Publishers, [2008]
©2008
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 95th Street Adult Biography  641.2224092 CLI    AVAILABLE
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Description xxi, 265 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-254) and index.
Contents Child of the revolution, child of the champagne -- Wedding vows and family secrets -- Champagne dreams -- Anonymity in their blood -- Crafting the cuvee -- The champagne widow -- Partner and apprentice -- Alone at the brink of ruin -- War and the widow's triumph -- A comet over Russia: the vintage of 1811 -- The industrialist's daughter -- The wine aristocrats -- Flirting with disaster -- The champagne empire -- La grande dame -- The queen of Reims.
Subject Clicquot-Ponsardin, Barbe-Nicole, 1777-1866.
Vintners -- France -- Champagne -- Biography.
Champagne (Wine) -- History.
ISBN 9780061288562
006128856X
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