Vinacular: A Wine Lover's A-Z

Vinacular: A Wine Lover's A-Z

by Scott Kennedy, John Saker
     
 

With charming illustrations and a vibrant sense of fun, this elegant book will thrill and entertain wine lovers. It explains what the angel does with her share, how to spot "nobel rot," and what it means to engage in pigeage, among other terms and concepts most associated with vintners. Filled with witty descriptions of winemakers’ phrases and

Overview

With charming illustrations and a vibrant sense of fun, this elegant book will thrill and entertain wine lovers. It explains what the angel does with her share, how to spot "nobel rot," and what it means to engage in pigeage, among other terms and concepts most associated with vintners. Filled with witty descriptions of winemakers’ phrases and expressions, this illuminating guide to wine lingo is sophisticated, entertaining, and even educational.

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From the Publisher
"The perfect Christmas gift for anyone who, well, loves wine.”  —Cuisine magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781877551611
Publisher:
Awa Press
Publication date:
04/01/2013
Pages:
64

Meet the Author

Scott Kennedy is an illustrator whose work appears in books, magazines, and newspapers in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. His work was chosen to celebrate the National Library's exhibition—100 years of the New Zealand School Journal—and he is the creator of the award-winning cover illustrations for all books in the Awa Press Ginger Series. John Saker is a wine columnist for Cuisine and Sunday magazines, the author of How to Drink a Glass of Wine and Pinot Noir: The New Zealand Story, and the recipient of the Cathay Pacific Travel Writing Award. His articles have been published in the New Zealand Listener, the National Business Review, and North & South magazine.

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