Top 10 books for wine lovers

A Vineyard in the Dordogne by Jeremy Josephs

A vineyard in the Dordogne by Jeremy JosephsA Vineyard in the Dordogne was the real-life inspiration behind Peter Mayle’s A Good Year, and later film adaptation by Ridley Scott.

It follows the efforts of the Ryman family to turn the downtrodden Chateau de La Jaubertie into a producer of acclaimed wines having sold a successful stationery business in the UK and relocated to France.

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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