2011 wine books reviewed - Part 5
2 Jan 2012 by Guest contributor
This is the final set of wine (and calvados) book reviews from our hard-working, irreverent and completely independent reviewer in Ireland, Paul O'Doherty. Naked Wine Letting Grapes Do What Comes Naturally Alice Feiring Da Capo Press £15.99/$24 For Feiring's 'naked wine' read 'naturally made wine' without the safety blankets of added enzymes, tannins, sulphur and yeast - just as Dionysus might have intended, in fact. And, for Feiring, naked means naked: alone, unprotected and vulnerable. However, there's a problem. It doesn't make sense. Making wine, naked or otherwise, also means the...

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