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Wine Writing At Its Finest

“The books that taught me about wine were about places and people. It’s the history and stories about a wine that bring it to life and make it worth talking about.”

– Steven Spurrier

AdVL Book Life In Wine Spurrier

A LIFE IN WINE

The Memoirs of Steven Spurrier

$45 PLUS TAX AND SHIPPING

The incidents, adventures, ideas and discoveries that have formed Steven’s remarkable wine journey.

On Bordeaux

ON BORDEAUX

Tales of the Unexpected from the World’s Greatest Wine Region

$45 PLUS TAX AND SHIPPING

“If you want to know why Bordeaux is so much talked about, read this book from the most knowledgeable insiders and most entertaining outsiders.

”~Steven Spurrier

 

The Story of Wine Hugh Johnson

THE STORY OF WINE

The Story of Wine: From Noah to Now

$45 PLUS TAX AND SHIPPING

‘Who better to supply us with our first comprehensive historical survey than the wine writer with the magic pen, Hugh Johnson?’

~Jancis Robinson MW

Chateau Musar

CHATEAU MUSAR

The Story of a Wine Icon

$45 PLUS TAX AND SHIPPING

“Dynamic yet charming, always good company, plus a superb vigneron and winemaker, Serge Hochar put the wines of Lebanon on the map. It is wonderful to note that the family are keeping them there.”

~Michael Broadbent

In Vino Veritas

IN VINO VERITAS

A Collection of Fine Wine Writing, Past and Present

$45 PLUS TAX AND SHIPPING

“The good bits, the juicy bits, the useful bits and the unsettled arguments that bring your favourite drink to life. You’ll find them here.”

~Hugh Johnson

10 Great Wine Families

10 GREAT WINE FAMILIES

A Tour Through Europe

$45 PLUS TAX AND SHIPPING

“Fiona Morrison Thienpont has written a book from a viewpoint no other writer, as far as I know, has ever possessed: a seat at the heart of the action.”

~Hugh Johnson

Wine Tasting Broadbent

WINE TASTING

A Commemorative Edition

$45 PLUS TAX AND SHIPPING

“Reading this book for the first time, I was struck by how much the wine world has changed over the past half century, as well as by how much Broadbent, now 92 and retired, still influences the way we taste and appreciate wine.”

~Dave McIntyre – The Washington Post

Sherry

SHERRY

Maligned, Misunderstood, Magnificent!

$32 PLUS TAX AND SHIPPING

“With over 3,000 years of history behind it, the future of Sherry lies in its past. Sommeliers admire it for its many varieties and Ben Howkins’ book will tell you why.”

~Steven Spurrier

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