Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine

Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine

Maximillian Potter


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Journalist Maximillian Potter uncovers a desirable plot to break the vines of los angeles Romanée-Conti, Burgundy's best and costliest wine.

In January 2010, Aubert de Villaine, the famed owner of the Domaine de l. a. Romanée-Conti, the tiny, storied winery that produces the most costly, beautiful wines on this planet, bought an nameless word threatening the destruction of his valuable vines by way of poison-a crime that during the area of top-end wine is such as murder-unless he paid a 1000000 euro ransom. Villaine believed it to be a unwell comic story, yet that proved a deadly miscalculation and the crime surprised this fabled zone of France. The sinister tale that vainness reasonable journalist Maximillian Potter exposed may bring about a sting operation via a few of France's best detectives, the first suspect's suicide, and a dramatic research. This botanical crime threatened to ruin the fiercely conventional tradition surrounding the world's maximum wine.

SHADOWS within the winery takes us deep right into a appealing global packed with attention-grabbing characters, small-town French politics, an unforgettable narrative, and an area tradition outlined by way of the twinned veins of extra and energy and the deep reverent realization to the land that runs via it.

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