The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It

The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It

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Veuve Clicquot champagne epitomizes glamour and style, with tribute paid everywhere from Lord Byron to Casablanca. But who was this young widow - the 'Veuve' - Clicquot, whose champagne sparkled at the courts of France, Britain, and Russia, and how did she rise to celebrity and fortune? Newly widowed, she assumed the reins of the fledgling wine business she and her husband started, steering it through huge political and financial reversals to succeed as a single woman in a man's world. Visitors flocked to see this cultural icon and taste the vintages she imbued with magic.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780061288586
BY (AUTHOR) Mazzeo, Tilar J.
PUBLISHER : HarperCollins Publishers Inc PUBLICATION DATE : October 15, 2009
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : HarperBusiness
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 203 mm x 135 mm
WEIGHT : 222 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure
DESCRIPTION :
Veuve Clicquot champagne epitomizes glamour and style, with tribute paid everywhere from Lord Byron to Casablanca. But who was this young widow - the 'Veuve' - Clicquot, whose champagne sparkled at the courts of France, Britain, and Russia, and how did she rise to celebrity and fortune? Newly widowed, she assumed the reins of the fledgling wine business she and her husband started, steering it through huge political and financial reversals to succeed as a single woman in a man's world. Visitors flocked to see this cultural icon and taste the vintages she imbued with magic.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780061288586
BY (AUTHOR) Mazzeo, Tilar J.
PUBLISHER : HarperCollins Publishers Inc PUBLICATION DATE : October 15, 2009
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : HarperBusiness
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 203 mm x 135 mm
WEIGHT : 222 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure