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My Kind of Wine: People, Places, Food and Stories

My Kind of Wine: People, Places, Food and Stories

  • R 37500


My Kind of Wine: People, Places, Food and Stories

John Platter returns! With the same simple approach to wine which made him a household name in South Africa, he tells the stories of wines and winemakers; taste the wines himself; writes about them in language everyone can understand:
* 261 wines, chosen, personally tasted and described by John Platter
* Backstories, amusing anecdotes, profiles of the wines and winemakers
* New areas, new stars, new wineries, new experiences for wine drinkers
* The wine-wars - the revolutionaries, the young guns and the new-old guard
* Introductions to varieties and blends
* Easy explanations of wine terms which befuddle everyday drinkers
* Wine-friendly recipes from winemakers and top wine country chefs

About the author
John Plattercame to South Africa as a foreign correspondent, bureau chief for UPI, in the late 1970s. TheRand Daily Mailwine column he began after leaving fulltime journalism to farm in Franschhoek expanded into an annual wine guide which he and his wife Erica wrote and selfpublished. It was an instant success. Sold by the Platters after 20 years, it remains a best-seller. Their travel-wine-adventure storyAfrica Uncorkedwon numerous international laurels including the UK's most prestigious Glenfiddich Award.


Author John Platter
ISBN 0620663618, 9780620663618
Format Hardback
Pages 224p.

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