Judgment of Paris: California vs. France and the Historic 1976 Paris Tasting That Revolutionized Wine , by George M. Taber (Scribner, 326 pages, $26) Thirty years ago, as the United States prepared to celebrate its bicentennial, a showdown in Paris between wines from France and California resulted in an extraordinary man-bites-dog story.
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