Wine Reads - Book of the month February 2023

Wine Reads - Book of the month February 2023


Published by Grove Press UK in 2018, the book "Wine Reads - A literary anthology of wine writing" is a collection of stories with and about wine edited by author Jay McInerney.

If you are looking for short but tasty stories, this book is for you. You can read it in any order of the stories you want. In the book you will find a series of information and true events about wine, and also fragments of other works by well-known authors such as Jancis Robinson, Bianca Bosker, Jay McInerney.

Chapters:
  • Taste - Roald Dahl
  • A stunning upset - George Taber
  • Blind Tasting - Jancis Robinson
  • The notion of Terroir - Matt Kramer
  • The Wineführers - Donald & Petit Kladstrup
  • My Fall - Roger Scruton
  • Wine - Jim Harrison
  • from Sideways - Rex Pickett
  • Perils of being a wine writer - Auberon Waugh
  • East of Eden - Julia Flynn Siler
  • Afternoon at Chateau d'Yquem - Joseph Wechsberg
  • from A Long Finish - Michael Dibdin
  • The Assassin in the Vineyard - Maximillian Potter
  • Burgundy on the Hudson - Bill Buford
  • Just Enough Money - A.J. Liebling
  • from Sweetbitter - Stephanie Danler
  • Northern Rhône - Kermit Lynch
  • The importance of being humble - Eric Asimov
  • The Secret Society - Bianca Bosker
  • A pleasant stain, but not a great one - Benjamin Wallace
  • The wine in the glass, M.F.K. Fisher
  • My father and the wine - Irina Dumitrescu
  • from The Making of a great wine - Edward Steinberg
  • War and the widow's triumph - Tilar J. Mazzeo
  • Bilionaire Winos - Jay McInerney
  • The 1982 Bordeaux -  Alin McCoy
  • Remystifying wine - Terry Theise
Reasons to read the book: you will discover the writing style of each author and learn new things, sometimes tasty, sometimes funny, about wine. Plus one of the stories is written by a Romanian author: Irina Dumitrescu.

Where you can find the book: on Books Express website  and in various bookstores that sell books in English.

Carmina Nițescu
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