"Dazzling . . . Hailman brings Jefferson to life for modern Americans through the unique prism of wine. A must-have for every wine lover."
--Robin Kelley O'Connor, Bordeaux Wine Bureau; president, Society of Wine Educators
"Hailman certainly knows his wines."
--Jay McInerney, New York Times Book Review
This definitive account of a great Americans lifelong passion for fine wine
--- Offers all of Jeffersons significant writings on wine
--- Introduces an author who is a noted expert in established wine circlesformer wine critic for Gannett News Service and the Washington Post
--- Combines the rising popularity of wine in American culture with the consistent appeal of Jefferson as a historical figure
--- Features numerous quotes from Jeffersons own writings, preserving a rare personal perspective on a familiar iconSee all Editorial Reviews
This is wonderful research project that anyone who has read "The Billionair's Vinegar" should read as a continuation of exploration of Jefferson's wine and also the wine... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Andre F. Stojka
Jefferson was way ahead of his time when it came to wine, or most anything else...A must for wine lovers...Published on August 16, 2013 by Ronnie Kole
Books to Keep Reading Books on Jefferson keep coming out and they all add something new about this fascinating president.Published on May 18, 2013 by Virginia E. Selanik
This is the story of thomas jefferson and his love of wine. It accounts for his travel in Europe as he purchased and shipped wines to America. Read morePublished on April 6, 2013 by J. Klopfer
I chose it for the historical interest for a friend who studies wines. He seemed pleased. I was expecting an anecdotal format, but it is more technical with lists, etc. Read morePublished on April 2, 2013 by fabulous
I gave this book to my Son No Law and he was thrilled with it. He loves both wine and TJ. He was reading it from the moment he opened the Christmas present. Read morePublished on January 15, 2012 by Trisha