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The botanist and the vintner

Christopher Campbell

The botanist and the vintner

how wine was saved for the world

by Christopher Campbell

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Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grapes -- Diseases and pests -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • Viticulture -- France -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristy Campbell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB608.G7 C3199 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 320 p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23273642M
    ISBN 10156512460X
    LC Control Number2004059781

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      The Botanist and the Vintner--How Wine Was Saved for the World, by British writer and journalist Chris Campbell (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill), recounts the onslaught of phylloxera and how vintners responded. This generally well-written and laboriously researched book also shows the durability of human folly, how far science has advanced, and. The Botanist and the Vintner: How Wine Was Saved for the World Paperback – Ma Christy Campbell Algonquin Books WMP [] - Editorial Reviews Review “Ecology, politics, and free-market economics collide in this brisk and surprisingly modern tale of scientific sleuthing.” Read more From the Back Cover In the mids, grapevines in.


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Gripping and intoxicating, The Botanist and the Vintner brings to life one of the most significant, though little-known, events in the history of wine. Read more $ (US). The title notwithstanding, the book is not the story of one botanist and one vintner. It is a complex true tale, with a large cast of scientists, vintners, merchants, peasants, politicians, Author: Fred Bortz.

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) and index Describes how French botanist Jules-Émile Planchon, aided by American entomologist Charles Valentine Riley, came up with a solution to a devastating plague of aphids that nearly destroyed the French wine industryPages: The Botanist and the Vintner Janu PM - by Christy Campbell - Subscribe In the mids, grapevines in southeastern France inexplicably began to wither and die.

In _The Botanist and the Vintner: How Wine Was Saved for the World_ (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill), Christy Campbell writes that in the s, trade in grape vines proceeded with "no barriers, no inspectorate, no concept of biological quarantine."Cited by: THE BOTANIST AND THE VINTNER: How Wine Was Saved for the World.

InFrance's wine industry was in mid-boom and on the verge of facing a modern crisis:. The title notwithstanding, the book is not the story of one botanist and one vintner. It is a complex true tale, with a large cast of scientists, vintners, merchants, peasants, politicians, profiteers, and scoundrels competing for the readers' attention.

Its themes are scientific, sociological, political, and economic. Gripping and intoxicating, The Botanist and the Vintner brings to life one of the most significant, though little-known, events in the history of wine.

In the mids, grapevines in southeastern France inexplicably began to wither and : Christy Campbell. The Botanist and the Vintner, a book by British journalist Christy Campbell, recounts the onslaught of and response to phylloxera in exquisite detail.

This generally well-written and laboriously researched book also shows how durable human folly can be, how far science has advanced and how much remains to be done. The Botanist and the Vintner is an astonishing account of one of the earliest and most successful applications of science to an ecological disaster.

And even now, the story continues as new strains of phylloxera attack vineyards in France, California, and New Zealand. Book Review: The Botanist and the Vintner by Christy Campbell, reviewed by Ader (Vinography) They say those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it, but many of the events of the past were so dependent upon the knowledge of the times, that there is simply no way they could ever occur : The New Albanian.

The Botanist and the Vintner partially chronicles the period when biology really took hold as a science. While this book details at length the decades long struggle to save grape production, there were other agricultural problems of global scale at the time (e.g.

the Irish Potato Famine) that were finally being understood and solved through research/5. The Botanist and the Vintner partially chronicles the period when biology really took hold as a science. While this book details at length the decades long struggle to save grape production, there were other agricultural problems of global scale at the time (e.g.

the Irish Potato Famine) that were finally being understood and solved through research.4/5. Book Review: The Botanist and the Vintner by Christy Campbell. They say those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it, but many of the events of the past were so dependent upon the knowledge of the times, that there is simply no way they could ever occur again.

THE BOTANIST AND THE VINTNER: How Wine was Saved for the World CHRISTY CAMPBELL In the mids, tales of "a new vine disease in the south of France" began to spread. Before long, the unidentified pestilence shook the French winemaking industry.