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Book Review: American Wine by Jancis Robinson and Linda Murphy

American Wine, just published by the University of California Press, is a very ambitious effort to tell the story of wine in the U.S.—all 50 states, 206 AVA’s, 7 thousand producers, and almost one million acres of vines—in a beautifully … Continue reading

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Book Review: Roy Cloud’s To Burgundy and Back Again

  There are many books on wine. Most are low calorie, fluffy tomes. Some are pedantic and boring.   A very few are actually fun to read.  Roy Cloud’s To Burgundy and Back Again [Lyons Press, Guilford, CT] is one of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thomas Pinney’s The Makers of American Wine

The Makers of American Wine is the kind of book that readers of the International Wine Review should love. It’s a beautifully written, thoroughly detailed and documented history of the successes and failures in the development of American wine over … Continue reading

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