Wine and the White House: A History
- By Frederick J. Ryan, Jr.
- Hardcover: 456 pages
Publisher and CEO of the Washington Post, Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. has paired his vast knowledge of both the White House and wine, to guide readers on a comprehensive journey through the history of White House hospitality, exploring every president’s experience with wine. An in-depth look from an inside source at the sometimes-colorful story of wine in the president’s residence, the fully illustrated pages also feature memorable presidential toasts, menus from historic White House gatherings, a catalog of vintages served, and spectacular photography of the White House glassware collection.
Informative and entertaining, Wine and the White House: A History is a beautifully presented volume documenting the American presidency’s recognition of the important function wine has played and continues to play in entertaining at the White House.