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|Notes:||"A Perigee Book."
|Description:||xx, 344 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||A nose for a bargain: opening thoughts --
Beyond the adventures --
Sunday: the wine wizards of oz --
Monday: the unbearable lightness of German riesling --
Tuesday: helicopters, hawks, and hellacious ladybugs --
Wednesday: The cape crusaders of Africa --
Thursday: Vino under the volcano --
Friday: a smoldering liquid tango --
Saturday: A storm of pleasure in every port --
Sunday: La vie en rose en Provence --
Drinking my words: closing-time comments.
"With her signature conversational style, Natalie MacLean takes you on a whirlwind journey through the world of wine, searching for great taste at a low cost. In this engaging and enlightening book, MacLean recounts her adventures with the most passionate personalities in some of the most gorgeous, off-beat places in the world--from the crazed vintner who explains his philosophy while speeding down the Autobahn to the Sicilian winemakers you don't want to disappoint with your tasting notes. Yet there's plenty to take away, from her inspired recommendations for food pairing to lists of favorite value wines and vintners, plus many pointers that will enhance your own drinking pleasure"--