Top 10 books for wine lovers

From this Hill, My Hand, Cynthiana’s Wine by Paul Roberts

From this Hill, My Hand, Cynthiana's Wine by Paul RobertsPart novel, part journal, From this Hill follows the real-life story of a husband and wife in the years before opening a commercial winery in western Maryland.

First published in 1999, this personal tale winds its way from a first spark of interest in winemaking in Missouri, to a wine apprenticeship in California and adventures through Europe’s wine country, to the eventual planting of the Cynthiana vineyard and the couple’s first commercial wines.



2 Responses to “Top 10 books for wine lovers”

  1. Virginie Saverys says:

    Two other great books about history and wine:

    Don Kladstrup : Wine and war
    Paul Lukacs : Inventing wine, a new history of one of the world’s most ancient pleasures

  2. Ron Irvine says:

    Two excellent books set in Washington State: The Wine Project by Ron Irvine and Walter Clore (a not your typical history book; and The Winemaker’s Daughter by Tim Egan, a story of greed and honor set in the framework of a father’s vineyard and winery.

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