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By Joanne Cutting-Gray

within the attractive Chianti hills of Tuscany, Contessa Caterina di Lorenzano, heiress of a six hundred 12 months outdated wine property, schemes to make a wine that would rival Bordeaux. Wills conflict and tempers flare through the turmoil of the Nineteen 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 care for a California wine czar.
Caught among cultures and aspirations, the characters fight to discover their position within the context of world ambition and monetary 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— continue to exist the move winds of revolution and fiscal domination?

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