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A Hedonist in the Cellar: Adventures in Wine

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Jay McInerney, internationally celebrated author of Bright Lights, Big City, turns his hand here to his lifelong love affair with wine. Born of a popular monthly wine column in House and Garden magazine, this is a collection of writing planted firmly in the post-Sideways zeitgeist. Pearls of wisdom are offered on the subjects of the best wine for romantics, the parallels between Californian wines and floundering Hollywood stars, the choice of wine for the author's own debauched forty-eighth birthday party, the 'high-testosterone grape' that is Colin Farrell, absinthe, 'the wild green fairy', and what wine is best drunk with chocolate. At the same McInerney is a genuine connoisseur, taking the reader on a tour through the wine regions of the world and imparting tried and tested advice on grapes and vintages, bouquets, noses and finishes.

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Author(s):
Jay McInerney
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0747588465
ISBN-13:
9780747588467
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Title:
A Hedonist in the Cellar: Adventures in Wine

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Jay McInerney, internationally celebrated author of Bright Lights, Big City, turns his hand here to his lifelong love affair with wine. Born of a popular monthly wine column in House and Garden magazine, this is a collection of writing planted firmly in the post-Sideways zeitgeist. Pearls of wisdom are offered on the subjects of the best wine for romantics, the parallels between Californian wines and floundering Hollywood stars, the choice of wine for the author's own debauched forty-eighth birthday party, the 'high-testosterone grape' that is Colin Farrell, absinthe, 'the wild green fairy', and what wine is best drunk with chocolate. At the same McInerney is a genuine connoisseur, taking the reader on a tour through the wine regions of the world and imparting tried and tested advice on grapes and vintages, bouquets, noses and finishes.

Author(s):
Jay McInerney
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0747588465
ISBN-13:
9780747588467
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Title:
A Hedonist in the Cellar: Adventures in Wine

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