Wine Law Treatise Now Available on Amazon
The recently-published wine law treatise by Richard Mendelson, Wine in America: Law and Policy, is now available on Amazon.com. The treatise is intended to provide reference information on legal issues affecting the wine industry. The subject areas include trade practices, labeling and advertising, business models for making wine and growing grapes, the commerce clause and the 21st amendment, wine brands and appellations of origin, land use issues for wineries and bars, counterfeit wine, public health and social responsibility and international institutions and accords. The book is the first comprehensive treatise on wine law in the U.S. The book was edited and written by Richard Mendelson, Director of the Program on Wine Law and Policy at UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law and Of Counsel at Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty. Other contributing authors include many experts in the area of wine law including Jim Seff and Carrie Bonnington of Pillsbury Winthrop, Wendell Lee of the Wine Institute, Jim Terry, Scott Gerien and Erik Lawrence of Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty, Lynne Carmichael of Hinman & Carmichael and Jacques Audier of the University of Bordeaux.