- Hardcover: 636 pages
- Publisher: Vendange (2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1934259519
- ISBN-13: 978-1934259511
- Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 1.7 x 8.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #724,531 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Wine Myths and Reality Hardcover – 2010
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Having devoted considerable time and effort to plowing through this massive volume, I'm left with the sense Lewin never really decided what this book should be. It's not a survey or basic reference on the order of Johnson's "World Atlas," although it does include a "touch 'em all" review of just about every wine producing region in the world. It isn't a screed along the lines of Nossiter's "Liquid Memory," although Lewin does sprinkle the book with observations about the esthetics of wine, the role of wine criticism and related topics. It isn't an expose like Brook's "Bordeaux - People, Power and Politics," yet Lewin does go out of his way to debunk what he views as "wine myths" and to stir up some controversy.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Comprehensive and yet easy to read. It is a book for serious wine enthusiasts.
I like the way data and graphs are being presented in the book - intuitive and informative.
You know...I liked it. However, as the source of that comment....I would step back and go, "wait...this guy likes it??...maybe I should "Hold up...wait a minute"Published on March 24, 2013 by Adam C. Vignola