TWC Leaf
 
Search Categories


Wine Tour India - A unique Blend of Hospitality & Knowledge

Updates From Facebook

Book Review
winenews_previous winenews_next

The History of Wine in 100 Bottles


21 - may - 15

When a well-loved British TV presenter and writer launches a new book, everyone sits up and takes note. And when the subject of the book is wine, it becomes all the more appealing. Perhaps these are the two reasons why Oz Clarke’s new book, The History of Wine in 100 Bottles is generating so much hype. The hype, mind you, is not without reason, as the book is quite a fine read and a must have for every true wine lover.

Clarke, in his signature friendly and chatty tone, takes the readers through a fascinating journey of wine. From the earliest known wine to have been bottled and tasted to the newest wine trends in the world, he touches on many interesting topics. He treats each episode as a separate story and while informing the reader a great deal about the events, tells a beautiful and gripping story through it all.

Apart from some hardcore facts about the history of wine, Clarke, in an attempt to keep the mood of the book light, has spoken about some rather interesting and amusing matters such as wine myths too. He says, “Since drinkers love to spin tales, it is not surprising that there are a fair few legends about the discovery of wine and the planting of vineyards, which may – or may not – have an element of truth about them.”

Among the 100 stories, we find stories about wine bottles, corks, vineyards, wine vintages, viticulture trends and even the newer instances of wine fraud. The stories are woven around the historical events in the wine world and give the readers a wonderful insight into this very world. The tones of the stories are casual and simple but the information provided is deep and profound. This wonderful contrast makes the book a great read indeed.

The book, published by Sterling, is available in India for Rs. 1700.

by Oz Clarke
ISBN: 1454915617

 



Share
Christopher Hayes

I imagine John Boehner waking up early today, & sitting in front of a big flat screen w C-SPAN on, a glass of red wine, and a pack of smokes

Fri Mar 24 10:14:57 2017
CNN

How the 1% are prepping for the apocalypse: underground swimming pools, huge wine cellars, movie theaters...… https://t.co/9HjsfCiPxc

Sat Mar 25 05:31:03 2017
Cyn Santana

Just like wine ✨ https://t.co/llhLT86y4R

Sat Mar 25 03:17:22 2017
Lloyd Larmond

Get ur #groove. WINE UP--Global https://t.co/HvEO7JBIr0 So Tender. 7Riddims Productions #Reggae #spotify #dancehall.

Sat Mar 25 17:39:45 2017
Josh...?

Love the new aldi. Wine/la Croix/coffee are all super cheap.

Sat Mar 25 17:39:45 2017
Madison.kaplan

Wine hangovers apperantly give me the motivation to clean my entire place 😂 just kidding I'm addicted to cleaning

Sat Mar 25 17:39:44 2017
🍷Wine Honey 🐝

RT @ddsmidt: You know it's time to get into shape when your belly button starts to squint like an old man trying to read.

Sat Mar 25 17:39:40 2017
Jennifer Domenico

Chicken Skillet with Bacon and Wine Sauce | https://t.co/42O1nF3LyD https://t.co/zXinSUbWZl

Sat Mar 25 17:39:40 2017
LGBPoet

This makes no dam since @ MAX's Wine Dive https://t.co/g69YMuqnFe

Sat Mar 25 17:39:39 2017
Good Robot Brewing

Today Doug and Jake are prepping the barrels from @BuffaloTrace for aging our upcoming barley wine. #barelywine… https://t.co/CcKwbkukjw

Sat Mar 25 17:39:39 2017

Live Updates from Twitter

Comments









User Comments
Designed & Developed by  www.efrontier.in