Book reviews – history

Imperial Wine - Cover

The last set of book reviews from 2022 focuses on the history of wine with a particularly British theme.

Imperial Wine
How the British Empire made wine's new world

Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre
University of California Press
ISBN 9780520343689
£27, $34.95

Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre is a wine historian and the professor of history at Trinity College in the US state of Connecticut. Although American, she grew up in the UK, wrote her PhD and MA at Queen’s University, Belfast, and taught at the University of Cambridge and the University of Exeter, so her insights and appreciation of British culture have come first-hand.