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9000 Years of Wine
A world history
Published by Whitecap
Rod Phillips’ first wine book, A Short History of Wine, was published in 2000. It was followed by Alcohol: A History in 2014, and French Wine: A History in 2016. This year he’s published the new, updated version of his original book, renamed 9000 Years of Wine.
Beginning with China, the Fertile Crescent and Egypt, he sketches a lively and surprisingly detailed picture of the first 8,000 years of wine. Of course...