A Vineyard in My Glass by Gerald Asher

By Gerald Asher

Gerald Asher, who served as Gourmet’s wine editor for thirty years, has drawn jointly this option of his essays, released in Gourmet and in different places, for the collective perception they offer into why a wine must always be an expression of a spot and a time. Guiding the reader via twenty-seven various wine areas in France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and California, he exhibits how each wine worthy ingesting is a mirrored image of its terroir—in the broadest feel of that untranslatable notice. In evocative memories of wines, winemakers, and the nutrition he has had with them, he weaves jointly weather, terrain, and native background, sharing his wisdom and adventure so skillfully that we study as we're entertained and are available to appreciate, progressively, that the that means and enjoyment of a wine lie consistently within the context of its foundation and within the concurrence of the place, how, and with whom we take pleasure in it.

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