By Jay McInerney
In A Hedonist within the Cellar, Jay McInerney gathers greater than 5 years' worthy of essays and keeps his exploration of what's new, what's enduring, and what's surprising--giving his palate an entire work out and the reader an fundamental, idiosyncratic consultant to an international of just about countless kind. packed with delights oenophiles in all places will get pleasure from, it is a assortment pushed not just via wine itself but additionally the folks who make it.
An unique, impossible to resist ebook that's crucial for somebody enthralled by way of the myriad pleasures of wine.
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A Hedonist in the Cellar: Adventures in Wine by Jay McInerney