How To Love Wine: A Memoir And Manifesto

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How To Love Wine: A Memoir And Manifesto

by Eric Asimov

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | June 20, 2014 | Trade Paperback

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InHow to Love Wine,New York Timeswine critic Eric Asimov examines why the American wine culture produces anxiety and suggests how readers can fearlessly develop a sense of discovery and wonder as they explore and enjoy the diversity and complexity of the world of wine. With warmth, candor, and intelligent authority, Asimov interweaves his professional knowledge and insights with engaging personal stories of his lifelong love affair with wine. In a direct, down-to-earth manner, Asimov discusses favorite vineyards, wine's singular personalities, the flaws of wine criticism, and current wine issues.

Throughout, he incorporates in-depth discussions of beautiful wines, both easy to find and rare, and pays special attention to those that have been particularly meaningful to him. Thought-provoking and enjoyable,How to Love Winewill transform readers into true wine lovers.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 pages, 8.13 × 5.5 × 0.7 in

Published: June 20, 2014

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061802530

ISBN - 13: 9780061802539

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How To Love Wine: A Memoir And Manifesto

by Eric Asimov

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 pages, 8.13 × 5.5 × 0.7 in

Published: June 20, 2014

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061802530

ISBN - 13: 9780061802539

From the Publisher

InHow to Love Wine,New York Timeswine critic Eric Asimov examines why the American wine culture produces anxiety and suggests how readers can fearlessly develop a sense of discovery and wonder as they explore and enjoy the diversity and complexity of the world of wine. With warmth, candor, and intelligent authority, Asimov interweaves his professional knowledge and insights with engaging personal stories of his lifelong love affair with wine. In a direct, down-to-earth manner, Asimov discusses favorite vineyards, wine's singular personalities, the flaws of wine criticism, and current wine issues.

Throughout, he incorporates in-depth discussions of beautiful wines, both easy to find and rare, and pays special attention to those that have been particularly meaningful to him. Thought-provoking and enjoyable,How to Love Winewill transform readers into true wine lovers.

About the Author

Eric Asimov is the chief wine critic of theNew York Times, where his weekly column appears in the Dining section. He is married to Deborah Hofmann, has two sons, Jack and Peter, and lives in Manhattan.

Editorial Reviews

"A wonderfully intimate memoir-cum-manifesto from a writer comfortable with his own ability as a wine writer who's not afraid to say it as it is. . . . One of the more enjoyable and fluid wine books to read all year." - Jancis Robinson