Book reviews 2020 – how, what, why

The Goode Guide to Wine book cover

30 December 2020 Republished free, reviews of Jamie Goode, Tony Aspler, Noble Rot and a classical view of drinking.

20 November 2020 Memories, manifestos, what to think and how to drink – all the vinous mentorship you'll ever need in the books below. See this guide to all of this season's book reviews.

The Goode Guide to Wine 
A manifesto of sorts 
Jamie Goode 
University of California Press 
ISBN 9780520342460 
£15.99, $18.95 

It’s a small, sturdy book, almost pocket-fitting size, with thick matt paper, a retro look to the cover and retro font. Perhaps ironic pastiche, but definitely going...