Book reviews – fizz and fortified

On Champagne by Academie du Vin - cover

With the festive season rapidly bearing down on us, these three books celebrate the best (and worst) of the drinks we're more likely to find in our glasses and on our tables over the next couple of months than at any other time of year: champagne, madeira and sherry.

On Champagne
A tapestry of tales to celebrate the greatest sparkling wine of all
Compiled by Susan Keevil
Published by Académie du Vin Library
ISBN 9781913141356


The remarkably talented Susan Keevil seems to be a magnet for some of the greatest writers of our time, while also possessing an instinct...