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by Jerry Lockspeiser

The 25 things wine drinkers most want to know

£8.99 [All sales proceeds go towards funding for schools in Sierra Leone]   
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'When I told a friend that I had written this book she said “Why? There are loads of wine books already”. And she is right. But most of them focus on the wine rather than the wine drinker. They have lots of information about grapes, regions, methods of production and explanations of wine terminology. That’s all good stuff if you want a mini wine course. But it’s not answering the questions asked by everyday drinkers. Questions like:

​ What is Cabernet Sauvignon?
Are supermarket own label wines any good?
Is it true that red wine is good for you?
Should you trust the medals on wine?
What is the best wine?

I thought it would be helpful to provide the answers, and to write about them in the language of normal humans not wine geeks. Wine is fun, so I got a great young artist in London to hand draw some funky illustrations to go with the words. Then actress and wine drinker Amanda Redman kindly wrote a foreword to the book. She talks about it being for a good cause - that’s because all of the money I receive from sales will be used to build primary schools in Sierra Leone. You can read more about that in The Charity section.

Other details
ISBN: 978-0955136344
Publication date: 2016
Number of pages: 163
Publisher: Citizen Press


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