Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World's Best Bargain Wines

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Doubleday Canada, Oct 25, 2011 - Cooking - 320 pages
From the author of the bestselling Red, White and Drunk All Over, this book will amuse and enthrall with its character sketches of obsessive personalities, travel to lovely settings, mouth-watering descriptions, of food and wine, "hidden" wine education and neurotic humor. Standing firmly against wine snobbery by insisting that good wine doesn't have to be expensive, award-winning wine writer Natalie MacLean travels the globe on an uncompromising quest to find fabulous wine bargains.
 

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I liked this book so much I went out and bought it. I want to use is as a reference book - to write in it and make notes of what bargain wines work for me. Read full review

Contents

A Nose for a BargainOpening Thoughts
CHAPTER ONESundayThe Wine Wizards of Oz
CHAPTER TWOMondayThe Unbearable Lightnessof German Riesling
CHAPTER THREETuesdayHelicopters Hawksand Hellacious Ladybugs
CHAPTER FOURWednesdayThe Cape Crusaders of Africa
CHAPTER FIVEThursdayVino Under the Volcano
CHAPTER SIXFridayA Smouldering Liquid Tango
CHAPTER SEVENSaturdayA Storm of Pleasure in Every Port
CHAPTER EIGHTSundayLa Vie en Rosé en Provence
Drinking My WordsClosing Comments
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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NATALIE MACLEAN, named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia, has won four James Beard Foundation Journalism awards and six IACP Bert Greene Awards; and is the only person to win both the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award from the James Beard Foundation and the M.F.K. Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing from Les Dames d'Escoffier International. Her regular wine columns in print reach 5.1 million readers, her free wine e-newsletter is read by more than 115,000 wine lovers and her mobile applications for iPhone and BlackBerry have been downloaded by more than 70,000 smartphone users. An accredited sommelier, she is the author of Red, White and Drunk All Over, recently chosen, out of more than 6,000 entries in 60 countries, as the Best Wine Literature Book in the English language at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.

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