Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: Matt Kramer on Wine by Matt Kramer

Review by Tim Patterson. In contrast to his string of useful and successful Making Sense volumes — Making Sense of

Book Review: Reading Between The Wines by Terry Theise

I can honestly say that of all the people in the wine world that hadn’t written books, the one I

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Book Review: Wine Cellar Porn for Your Coffee Table

I think the very nature of coffee table books encourage them to be over the top. What else do we

Book Review: Continued Surveillance by Jake Lorenzo

Review by Tim Patterson. Wine writers love Jake Lorenzo’s stuff; many wish they could write like him, or more precisely,

Book Review: A Year of Wine by Tyler Coleman

Review by Brooke Cheshier. When I first slipped into A Year of Wine: Perfect Pairings, Great Buys, and What to

Book Review: In Search of Bacchus by George M. Taber

Great travel writing should do more than simply paint a picture of distant locations and suggest how they may be

Book Review: Resveratrol by Matilde Parente

Review by Tim Patterson. This is a short booklet, no frills, on a very focused topic, and will tell you

Wine Will Never Smell the Same Again: Luca Turin and the Science of Scent

I’ve recently discovered someone that I think may be perhaps the greatest writer of tasting notes in the history of

The Psychology of Wine

Book Review: The Psychology of Wine by Evan and Brian Mitchell

Review by W. Blake Gray I hate this book. I hate this book primarily because its title is misleading. Though

Book Review: Grape Man of Texas by Sherrie McLeRoy and Roy Renfro

Review by Alfonso Cevola. Twenty-five years ago, I got a call from a client of mine, originally from Bordeaux, who

Book Review: Notes on a Cellar-Book by George Saintsbury

Review by Tim Patterson. If you love to drink wine, and love a good read, you have to get ahold

Wine Politics

Book Review: Wine Politics by Tyler Coleman

Review by Tim Patterson. Here we have that rarity of rarities: a wine blogger who knows how to write a

Book Review: Reflections of a Wine Merchant by Neal Rosenthal

Review by Alfonso Cevola. It’s not unusual to pick up a wine book that reads like a journal. But Neal

Book Review: Heard it Through the Grapevine by Matt Skinner

There are two things I wish were more easily found in the world of wine: great bottles for under $5,

Book Review: Wines & Wineries of California’s Central Coast by William Ausmus

Review by Arthur Przebinda. The Central Coast is a huge appellation. Compiling a comprehensive guide to its wineries is nearly

Book Review: The Widow Cliquot by Tilar J. Mazzeo

Review by W. Blake Gray Great books are often the result of obsession. They have to be, considering the hours

Book Review: American Vintage by Paul Lukacs

Review by W. Blake Gray. Is wine food or alcohol? Most Americans would immediately choose “alcohol,” perhaps laughing at the

Book Review: The Billionaire’s Vinegar

Review by Tim Patterson. If you’re getting your morning jollies reading about the amazing collapsing Ponzi schemes of investment wizard

Book Review: The Battle For Wine And Love by Alice Feiring

Review by Brooke Cheshier. I was going to read Alice Feiring’s book and write my review and I swore I