Chianti: The Blood of Jove by Joanne Cutting-Gray PDF

By Joanne Cutting-Gray

ISBN-10: 1493524739

ISBN-13: 9781493524730

within the appealing Chianti hills of Tuscany, Contessa Caterina di Lorenzano, heiress of a six hundred yr previous wine property, schemes to make a wine that would rival Bordeaux. Wills conflict and tempers flare throughout the turmoil of the Sixties, as peasant radical Rico Rucai, in love with Caterina, attempts to transform the village of Lorenzano right into a Marxist collective. input his rival, brash American Hank eco-friendly, and fanatical Nicoletta Ardeni, a member of the pink Brigade. Pitted opposed to all of them is the sinister and robust Marchese di Rinaldi, who seduces Caterina’s pious sister, Francesca, and orders his henchman, Pippo Scarani, to forge a mystery take care of a California wine czar.
Caught among cultures and aspirations, the characters fight to discover their position within the context of worldwide ambition and fiscal good fortune. At stake is the way forward for Chianti, the blood of Jove. Italy or California? Globalization or Marxist politics? Can love—and the village— live on the pass winds of revolution and fiscal domination?

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