Book reviews 2015 – France


For links to all of Tam's reviews of wine books published in 2015, see this guide.

Tasting French terroir 
The history of an idea 
Thomas Parker 
University of California Press 
£24.95, $34.95 

Warning note: I am writing this review before I have finished reading this book. My task to do the book reviews was rather last-minute and, between Rhône and Burgundy primeurs, has required all my speed-reading skills and quite a few late nights. This book, however, demands time, a quiet corner, an alert brain, and undivided attention (along with, quite possibly, a glass of lovely wine). So I...