A really good story, an easy read, even for someone like me who doesn't drink wine.
The words really are an extension of her voice -- and it is one of those books you don't read, but the story is almost spoke to you (as if that makes any sense).
That I did not find but in browsing stumbled upon "The Battle for Wine and Love or How I Saved the World from Parkerization" by Alice Feiring.
Don't get me wrong, Alice Feiring is a very good wine writer that I frequently read. Yet it gets annoying how jihadest her views are while attacking the "other side" for... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Fries
Alice's attitude is smart and enlightened, and her voice carries her hip, New York, personality. She is simultaneously In and Out of the world of wine people, out of favor and... Read morePublished 18 months ago by judygarlandheartbreaker.com
Yes, I am one of those people who think Robert Parker have done far more harm to the industry than good. Read morePublished on August 5, 2010 by hwcoolboots
On the positive side, "The Battle for Wine and Love" offers useful insights into the historical and cultural influences on wine and the changes that occurred thru modernist... Read morePublished on June 6, 2010 by Thad Westhusing
I was hoping this book would be a legitimate critique of the influence of a few wine writers like Robert Parker on the wine business. Read morePublished on February 24, 2010 by D. Wolf
Authentic, honest and intriguing- the book is exactly as how wine SHOULD be! Thank goodness that until we have more of the liquescent version available we fortunately have Ms. Read morePublished on November 27, 2009 by Susannah Stewart - World Strategies
I thoroughly enjoyed Ms. Feiring's book. I am by no means a wine expert, let alone a wine snob. I found her information about the wine industry extremely interesting and it... Read morePublished on October 17, 2009 by Liz Reisberg
While some of what Ms Feiring says is interesting, her arrogant and conceited style left me cold. She has no room for other opinions. Read morePublished on June 24, 2009 by John Miklos
In this book Alice Feiring sets out to push her singular, closed minded idea of what the wine world should look like. Read morePublished on June 8, 2009 by dishwasherd