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In the 1960s young geography student Tony Laithwaite took a job washing wine bottles in Bordeaux and soon fell head-over-heels in love with the wine and the people who make it. After his inspiring time in Bordeaux, he took a van stocked with his favourite French wines back to the UK to share with friends and neighbours at home as part of a small start-up business. Filled with rich archive imagery and newly commissioned illustrations by David Eldridge, as well as anecdotes of Tony's early years in France, this inspirational memoir is perfect to enjoy with your favourite bottle of wine.

Olive paper covered boards with gilt wine glass decoration to front and red and white text to front and spine. Red endpapers. Woven head and tail bands. Text block is clean and tight and free from annotation and marginalia.

Unread copy, gifted by the author

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Illustrated
Author(s):
Laithwaite, Tony
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2019 first edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1788161254
ISBN-13:
9781788161251
Number of pages:
271
Publisher:
Profile Editions

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In the 1960s young geography student Tony Laithwaite took a job washing wine bottles in Bordeaux and soon fell head-over-heels in love with the wine and the people who make it. After his inspiring time in Bordeaux, he took a van stocked with his favourite French wines back to the UK to share with friends and neighbours at home as part of a small start-up business. Filled with rich archive imagery and newly commissioned illustrations by David Eldridge, as well as anecdotes of Tony's early years in France, this inspirational memoir is perfect to enjoy with your favourite bottle of wine.

Olive paper covered boards with gilt wine glass decoration to front and red and white text to front and spine. Red endpapers. Woven head and tail bands. Text block is clean and tight and free from annotation and marginalia.

Unread copy, gifted by the author

Added value:
Illustrated
Author(s):
Laithwaite, Tony
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2019 first edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1788161254
ISBN-13:
9781788161251
Number of pages:
271
Publisher:
Profile Editions

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