[Read by George Newbern]
A young English teacher falls -- glass first -- into a love affair and the world of wine when he meets a famous and enchanting sommelier. -- Before Peter Hapworth meets Izzy, he knows the difference between pinot noir and peanut butter, but that's about it. Lonely and frustrated with his academic career -- as well as with dating -- his life takes a sudden turn one night when he turns on the television. He's transfixed by the woman staring back at him, a glass of wine swirling delicately in her hand -- Isabelle Conway, one of the preeminent sommeliers in the world. There's something about her. Somehow, he feels like he already knows her. -- On a whim, he pitches himself as a guest on her popular television show, and the two embark on a whirlwind courtship. But relationships require a delicate balance of nurturing and belief, much like winemaking. Hapworth and Izzy must navigate the complex mysteries of wine -- and the heart -- from glamorous social events and domestic travails in Chicago to the vineyards and rocky bluffs of Santorini in Greece. Vintage Attraction is a rich and insightful novel by an exciting, young literary talent.
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CHARLES BLACKSTONE is the managing editor of Bookslut. His short stories have appeared in Esquire and other publications. He was named recently one of the ''Lit 50: Who Really Books in Chicago'' by Newcity. He lives in downtown Chicago with his wife.
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