Wine’s American beauty

Once upon a time, Independence Weekend in the US meant football games, parades and plenty of all-American beer.

5th July, 2008

Once upon a time, Independence Weekend in the US meant football games, parades and plenty of all-American beer.

Over the last five years, that has begun to change. The US love affair with wine has moved away from the chattering classes on the east coast and the committed proto-hippies in California to embrace all parts of the country. It has become the latest symbol of US values, embracing American’s love affair with capitalism but also...

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