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What Makes a Wine Worth Drinking:In Praise of the Sublime

What Makes a Wine Worth Drinking:In Praise of the Sublime

Winner of the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers' Awards Chairman's Award A Best Wine Book of the Year by The New York Times A “Best Wine Gift” by WineSpeed A paean to authentic wines, describing their fundamental qualities and their power to improve and enrich our lives, from “one of the wine world's most intriguing personalities” (New York Times).
What makes a wine worth drinking? As celebrated wine writer Terry Theise explains in this gem of a book, answering that seemingly simple question requires us to look beyond what's in our glass to consider much bigger questions about beauty, harmony, soulfulness, and the values we hold dear. Most of all, Theise shows, what makes a wine worth drinking is its authenticity. When we choose small-scale, family-produced wine over the industrially produced stuff, or when we opt for subtle, companionable wines over noisy, vulgar ones, we not only experience their origins with the greatest possible clarity and detail—we also gain a new perspective on ourselves and the world we inhabit. In this way, artisanal wine is not only the key to good drinking; it is also the key to a good life.
An unforgettable literary journey into the heart and soul of wine, What Makes a Wine Worth Drinking is a gift to be cherished from a writer “whose id is directly connected to his mouth” (Eric Asimov, New York Times).

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UPC # 9781328762214
Manufacturer Houghton Mifflin Harcour
Model / Item Number HM9781328762214
Case Quantity 1 (case quantity not required)
Country of Orign
Weight 0.68 lbs
Dimensions 0.74 (D) x 5.50 (W) x 8.25 (H) inches
Dimensions (Metric) 18.796 (D) x 139.7 (W) x 209.55 (H) millimeters
Categories Wine Books & Puzzles
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