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By Gerald Asher

ISBN-10: 0520270320

ISBN-13: 9780520270329

ISBN-10: 1522684417

ISBN-13: 9781522684411

each wine has a narrative. during this choice of elegantly written essays from the prior thirty years, up to date with a brand new creation and endnotes, popular writer Gerald Asher informs wine fans with insightful, engrossing money owed of wines from Europe and the United States that provide simply as a lot should you easily take pleasure in bright evocations of individuals and locations. Asher places wine in its context via taking the reader on a sequence of discursive trips that commence with the carafe at his elbow. In his creation, Asher says, "Wine . . . attracts on every thing and leads everywhere." no matter if the topic is a supposedly easy crimson wine shared in a Parisian café or a Napa Valley Cabernet tasted with its vintner, each essay in A Carafe of purple is as pleasing because the wines themselves.

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