If there is one abusive phrase towards literature above all others it’s, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”. Thankfully, when it comes to the new book, On Bordeaux, I would say that you can actually judge this book by its cover. In switching over to a hardbound, Zoom-bookshelf-background-quality binding, the Academie du Vin Library has created an absolutely beautiful book outside–that lives up to it on the inside with a selection of essays by the most knowledgeable people about Bordeaux that have ever existed. Admittedly, I was somewhat confused […]

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