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A Hedonist in the Cellar: Adventures in Wineby Jay McInerney
Synopses & Reviews
In A Hedonist in the Cellar, Jay McInerney gathers more than five years’ worth of essays and continues his exploration of what’s new, what’s enduring, and what’s surprising–giving his palate a complete workout and the reader an indispensable, idiosyncratic guide to a world of almost infinite variety.Filled with delights oenophiles everywhere will savor, this is a collection driven not only by wine itself but also the people who make it.
An entertaining, irresistible book that is essential for anyone enthralled by the myriad pleasures of wine.
The popular novelist and wine connoisseur brings together five years of essays on fine wine, examining what's new, what's enduring, and what's surprising in an idiosyncratic, anecdotal guide to the world of wine. Reprint.
Jay McInerney is the author of Bright Lights, Big City; Ransom; Story of My Life; Brightness Falls; The Last of the Savages; Model Behavior; and The Good Life, as well as an earlier collection of wine essays, Bacchus and Me. A contributing writer to House & Garden, he lives in New York.
About the Author
Jay McInerney, whose wine column appears monthly in House & Garden, is the author of seven novels, the most recent of which is The Good Life. The 2006 recipient of the James Beard Foundation’s M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award, he lives in New York City.
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