'A splendid book. Victoria Moore is quite right, it's not how much you drink but how you drink. Elevenses anyone - ?' - Fergus Henderson, Director/Chef, St John Bar & Restaurant 'A little gem - at last there is a book that tells us how to drink and do it properly' - Henry Harris, Chef Patron, Racine 'She takes us on a well-mannered romp from breakfast to midnight, from spring to winter, from black tea to tequila - How to Drink is a rich mine of such information, and no kitchen should be without it' Tatler --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
Victoria Moore lives in London and is Britain's brightest young wine critic. She has been writing professionally about drinking since 1998, when she landed a column in the New Statesman. She is now the wine writer for the Guardian and writes a weekly column in the Saturday Weekend magazine. She also works as a feature writer for the Daily Mail.
A very good read. Even if you're not interested in drinking alcohol, still has fun anecdotes, trivia, and tips for how to both choose a beverage better, but to improve what you're... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Terra O'Connor
Not a bad mix of useful recipes and funny remarks. Probably would be much more enjoyable to those familiar with the various drinks.Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
I learned a lot about alcoholic beverages reading this book. It is very informative about flavor, temperature and even the glasses that should be used. Good read.Published 10 months ago by Bratty_me27
A fun read with plenty of recipes. There is as much backstory as expertise in this book. 'Made everything sound delicious!Published 10 months ago by Amanda
I love this book, great simple drink recipes with funny personal back stories, and societal references by the author. Read morePublished 18 months ago by crystal c. gallant
I enjoyed this in the same way I enjoyed American Terroir -- only this one didn't keep my attention quite as well. I did learn a lot though, which I always appreciate!Published 22 months ago by Monica M. Ricci
If you are looking for an encyclopaedia of drinks recipes- you are in the wrong place. However, if you want to read a funny, entertaining, and insightful book about Victoria... Read morePublished on March 4, 2013 by L
I feel like me and Victoria must be soulmates. Drinks relate to the occasion, time of year, mood of the day, and tradition. Read morePublished on February 16, 2013 by avidreader
So I picked this book up while drunk(on love) because I was thinking, "HOW to drink?... C'mon who doesn't know how to drink? Read morePublished on December 7, 2012 by J. Allsup