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    Christmas presents – a few suggestions

    Some possible gift solutions, at varying price points.  THE STOCKING FILLER  The 24-Hour Wine Expert £4.99 Penguin or $12.95 Abram  All the…

    10 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Flawless - book review

    Flawless Understanding faults in wine Jamie Goode Published by University of California Press ISBN 9780520276901 $25, £20 At the beginning…

    28 Nov 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Rosé – book review

    8 November 2018 Today's Throwback Thursday offering is the first of Tam's end-of-year book reviews, first published on Purple Pages last month.  22…

    8 Nov 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    ​Wine – A Way Of Life – book review

    Wine – A Way Of Life Steven Spurrier Published by Adelphi ISBN 9780956238788  £20  ‘When he was about six years old, my elder grandson…

    28 Jun 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    An appetite for reading

    Over the past fortnight I have almost lost my interest in food, taste and restaurants. The explanation is simple and not that uncommon. I have had flu…

    17 Mar 2018 Nick Lander
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    Book reviews 2017 – a guide

    14 January 2018 Very many apologies. Like all our guides, this was meant to have been a free article but owing to an oversight, perhaps our eagerness…

    8 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews – stories 2

    Truth can be stranger than fiction. We have a bit of both in these two final book reviews. For all the rest, see Book reviews 2017 – a guide.  In Vino…

    5 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews – stories 1

    These three very different autobiographies from three totally different lives have two things in common: relentless hard work, and exhaustion. Is it…

    4 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews 2017 – new Old World

    Georgia, Croatia and Hungary have a long history of winemaking. I could have put these books with the Old World reviews, but it many ways it seems…

    3 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews 2017 – New World

    See more reviews in Book reviews 2017 – a guide.  The Wines of Canada Rod Phillips Published by Infinite Ideas ISBN 9781908984982 £30, $40, CA$52 …

    2 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews 2017 – Old World

    See Book reviews 2017 – a guide for other reviews.  Hermitage Chave Héritage Thierry Weber Published by Tonnerre de l’Est ISBN 9782954031675 €29 …

    29 Dec 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews 2017 – looking back

    See Book reviews 2017 – a guide for other reviews.  9000 Years of Wine A world history Rod Phillips Published by Whitecap ISBN 9781770502406 £14,…

    28 Dec 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews 2017 – looking forward

    Looking forward is about positive trends and the ever stronger commitment to environmental stewardship. For the many book reviews published last week,…

    27 Dec 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews 2017 – rocket science

    While Miss GlouGlou may maintain that wine is not rocket science, there are a few erudite minds out there unafraid to embrace the complexity of wine.…

    26 Dec 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews 2017 – food (and wine)

    Flavour and taste provoke, challenge, unite and divide. Five authors meet us across the table here, two to get us eating, one to get us cooking, and…

    22 Dec 2017 Tamlyn Currin