EXCERPT 1 Clicquot: The Earthquake Hits California
This excerpt describes my almost fatal meeting in May of 2005 with the powers to be at Moet-Hennessy USA. I detail the encounter and the brush I had with death shortly after that. It is still hard for me to believe this happened.
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EXCERPT 2 THE BIZARRE WORLD OF FRANCHISE LAWS, POLITICS, BUREAUCRACY, & ORGANIZED CRIME
EXCERPT 3, THE NEW YORK TIMES FRANK PRIAL SAGA.
This excerpt is from my chapter, The William Hill Days: Learning Lessons in Brand Building.
EXCERPT 4, SHOWDOWN IN CALIFORNIA
This excerpt is from my chapter Politics, Bureaucracy, & ORGANIZED CRIME.
EXCERPT 5, INSIDE THE SUPREME COURT ORAL ARGUMENT, DECEMBER 7, 2004.
THE DAY THAT CHANGED THE WINE MARKET!
Excerpt 6, PASSION & AMBITION.
INTRODUCTION TO MY BOOK.
Excerpt 7, CALIFORNIA DREAMING
This excerpt details my experience visiting several well-regarded wineries in 1981