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Notes On A Cellar-book
Macmillan and co., limited, 1921
Cooking; Beverages; Wine & Spirits; Alcoholic beverages; Cooking / Beverages / Wine & Spirits; Cooking / Entertaining; Food and wine pairing; Liquors; Wine and wine making; Wine cellars; Wine tasting
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"An indispensable read.. . . Saintsbury's thoughtful love of drink comes through clearly."--"Sf Chronicle"
"Read this book twice: once without pausing to flip back and forth-you'll be beguiled, befuddled and amused-and then once with the notes."--"The Wine News"
A glimpse into our viticultural past, as well as a revelation of how great wine and great literature can go hand-in-hand.--"Good Wine Under $20"
"Few wine books posses the iconic status of George Saintsbury's Notes on a Cellar-Book."--"Wine Spectator"
As much a model for wine writing as . . . an historical document revealing how wines were once regarded and how times have changed.--John Mariani"Bloomberg News" (12/01/2008)
"There is much food for thought here, and a facinating window on another age of connoisseurship. "--Jancis Robinson"Jancisrobinson.com" (12/18/2008)
There is much food for thought here, and a facinating window on another age of connoisseurship. --Jancis Robinson"Jancisrobinson.com" (12/18/2008)"
George Saintsbury (1845-1933) was a journalist, reviewer, critic, editor, and Professor of Literature at the University of Edinburgh. Thomas Pinney is Professor of English Emeritus at Pomona College. Among other books, he is author of A History of Wine in America (in two volumes from UC Press).
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