Book reviews 2016 – places, more than just one


For links to all of Tam's reviews of wine books published in 2016, see this guide

Unusual Wines 
Pierrick Bourgault 
€29.90, £24.99, $34.95 

He's a traveller, photographer, agricultural engineer, author, journalist and artist. He writes about gastronomy, film, writes guide books to bars and taverns around the world and has recently written about amphora wines. Eclectic, restless, artistic and curious, only Frenchman Pierrick Bourgault would write a book called, quite simply, Unusual Wines (or, in the original French version, Vins Insolites – which does sound much more evocative!).

The book itself is an unusual 29 cm (11.5 inch)...