The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It by Tilar J. MazzeoThe Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It by Tilar J. Mazzeo

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

byTilar J. Mazzeo

Paperback | October 6, 2009

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The Widow Clicquot is the New York Times bestselling business biography of the visionary young widow who built a champagne empire, became a legend in her tumultuous times, and showed the world how to live with style. Tilar J. Mazzeo brings to life the woman behind the label, Barbe-Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin, in this utterly intoxicating book that is as much a fascinating journey through the process of making this temperamental wine as a biography of a uniquely tempered and fascinating woman.

About The Author

Tilar J. Mazzeo is the author of numerous works of cultural history and biography, including theNew York TimesbestsellingThe Widow Clicquot,The Secret of Chanel No. 5, and nearly two dozen other books, articles, essays, and reviews on wine, travel, and the history of luxury. The Clara C. Piper Associate Professor of English at Colby Co...

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Title:The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled ItFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:October 6, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061288586

ISBN - 13:9780061288586

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“Mazzeo’s tale moves swiftly through Barbe-Nicole’s many accomplishments, including her method for storing bottles nose-down—an innovation that allowed the second fermentation detritus to be cleared efficiently, setting her far ahead of her competitors.”