DICK DAVIS is a poet, scholar and professor. He is also the foremost translator of Persian poetry as well as a poet who has published numerous volumes of his own poetry to critical acclaim, including: Belonging: Poems (the Economist magazines's 2002 poetry book of the year). He is currently professor of Persian at Ohio State University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
BURKE OWENS is Associate Curator of Wine at Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts in Napa, California, where he is responsible for Copia's many and varied wine programs, including wine education.
I have number of books of this author. Beautifully describes the history of wine with beautiful pictures, illustrations, and wonderful Persian food recipes. Read morePublished on February 10, 2010 by Nahideh Golestaneh
A great book for everyone. This book takes you to the beginnings of wine and a culture that influence the world to this day. Beautiful photographs, recipes and poetry. Read morePublished on January 9, 2010 by Fariborz D. Rouchi
From Persia to Napa is a beautiful book, larger format, great for a coffee table book. It is loaded with photos and history and information on Persian wine, poetry and food. Read morePublished on January 9, 2009 by Fuzzbunbun
I bought this for my Persian husband who is an avid cook. We have owned "Food for Life" for years and he consults it regularly. Read morePublished on December 16, 2008 by J. Moghaddam