It’s hard to say what kind of book this is. It’s a memoir, by virtue of being autobiographical, and a quite personal one.
There are many fascinating revelations in Max Allen’s excellent new book Intoxicating: Ten drinks that shaped Australia.
Jules van Costello is well-qualified to write about wine in general and New Zealand wine in particular.
The latest edition of Penfolds’ The Rewards of Patience has been released. This is the eighth edition, each edition more lavishly produced than the one before it.
Tales of a Vigneron is a fascinating account of a bicycle tour through the wine regions of France, purchase of land in Waipara, planting a vineyard, launching his Fiddler’s Green wine brand and subsequent struggle to survive in a competitive, over-supplied market.
Huon Hooke says Stalin’s Wine Cellar is simply the most riveting wine book he’s read for years.
Nina Caplan’s book, The Wandering Vine. Wine, the Romans and Me is a wine book unlike any other.
The second edition of New Zealand Wine Guide by Celia Hay is due for release in May.
Tyson Stelzer’s Champagne Guide 2020-2021 has arrived in the shops in time for an ideal Christmas gift for the Champagne obsessed person in your life.
Wines and Vineyards of Burgundy by Camillo Favaro and Giampaolo Gravina is an excellent introduction to Burgundy and a handy reference book for the more experienced.