The pursuit of writing fiction set in the world of wine is a noble albeit generally futile one. I’ve reviewed previous attempts and it’s often the case that the author is trying to just slap together a book and set it within a wine context to make it interesting. The results, are, as to be expected, poor. “Corkscrew” by Peter Stafford-Bow does not run afoul of this folly and is instead a well-written book, by an author who truly understands wine (or had the good sense to ask those who […]
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