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Don and Petie Kladstrup are former journalists who have written extensively about wine and France for numerous publications. Don, a winner of three Emmys and numerous other awards, was a foreign correspondent for ABC and CBS television news. Petie, an Overseas Press Club winner, was a newspaper journalist and more recently protocol officer for the U.S. ambassador to UNESCO. The Kladstrups divide their time between Paris and Normandy.
Best read with a glass of cold Champagne in hand!
Don and Petie Kladstrup's new book, "Champagne", is a serious but lively romp through the history of champagne...champagne, the drink and Champagne, the region.
The authors presented so much factually wrong, unsupported information and claims that I finally decided I could not justify spending more time reading it.
Not only a great read on the history of Champagne--the drink and the place--but also a very lively recounting on the history of the major wars in Europe. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Robert
Oustanding publication summarizing the historical background of one of the world's most fascinating wine producing regions and its flagship wine.Published 10 months ago by Rosa Marma Gonzalez
This book kept up and night and made we wake up early to read it. About the history of the people that made champagne what it is.Published 14 months ago by Fries
this was a wine book club purchase and we taste the champagne and wines of the region... it was a fun and interesting book. Read morePublished 14 months ago by kym kronschnabel
I was expecting a modern History but enjoyed the travel back to Attila the Hun days. Champagne the sparkling wine was a recent beverage of the Champagne wine region of France. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Older than some
My daughter loved this books and she was really thrilled that I found this for her! Great drink and great historyPublished 24 months ago by Melanie Oldach