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How to love wine : a memoir and manifesto

Author: Eric Asimov
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First William Morrow paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Eric Asimov, the acclaimed chief wine critic for the New York Times, has written a beautiful and thought-provoking combination memoir and manifesto, How to Love Wine. With charm, wit, and intelligence, Asimov tells how he went from writing beer reviews for his high school newspaper on Long Island to the most coveted job in the industry. He evaluates the current wine culture, discussing trends both interesting and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Asimov
ISBN: 9780061802539 0061802530
OCLC Number: 841671898
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 278 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Wine anxiety --
Twenty-first-century connoisseur --
The blind leading --
The ambiguity of wine --
Discovery --
The tyranny of the tasting note --
Flirtation --
New York bound --
Embrace --
Seeking higher learning --
The arc of discovery --
Drinking by numbers --
Passion rewarded --
The importance of being humble --
The home wine school --
An expression of culture --
The greatest time to love wine.
Responsibility: Eric Asimov.

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Examines why the American wine culture produces such feelings of anxiety and suggests how readers can overcome their fears and develop a sense of discovery and wonder as they explore the diversity  Read more...

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