André Simon Awards: The Wine Dine Dictionary

Victoria Moore's The Wine Dine Dictionary was awarded a special commendation at this year's André Simon Awards, with judge Joe Fattorini saying it was one of those rare books that made the language of wine as interesting as wine itself.

‘A Good Year’ author dies

Peter Mayle, the author behind a number of fictional books set in Provence with wine at their heart, has died aged 78.

New translation of medieval Arab poetry in praise of wine to be released

The Khamriyyat or collected wine poems of one of early Islam’s most celebrated poets, Abu Nuwas, are to be released with a new English translation next month.

André Simon Awards: ‘By the Smoke and The Smell’

In the run up to the André Simon Awards this February, the drinks business will be publishing an extract from each of the shortlisted books in the drinks category. First up is Thad Vogler's 'By the Smoke and The Smell' published by Ten Speed Press.

db meets: Katherine Cole

April 13th, 2017

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