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The Quotable Wine Lover

ISBN 10: 158574168X / ISBN 13: 9781585741687
Published by The Lyons Press, 2000
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158574168X With Hemingway, Joyce Lawrence, Twain, Byron, Chesterton, Dickinson, Dowson, Greene, Kipling, Millay, Parker, Stevenson, Thurber, Waugh, Wilde, Yeats, and many others. Bookseller Inventory # 005169

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Title: The Quotable Wine Lover

Publisher: The Lyons Press

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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A comprehensive collection of the world's best words on wine. This collection of over 400 quotes - from those of poets and writers to contemporary chefs, sommeliers, and celebrities - wirrily explores the essence of the world's oldest libation. Included are the words of: Robert Mondavi W.C. Fields Robert Lewis Stevenson Jim Mortison George Washington Richard Branson Jay McInerney Margaret Thatcher Calvin Klein Edith Wharton Charles Dickens Omar Khayyam Pope John XXIII Bertolt Brecht Henry David Thoreau Ernest Gallo Martha Stewart Mark Twain Ovid Samuel Johnson William Shakespeare

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The Quotable Wine Lover is a rich collection of over four hundred quotes that wittily explores the essence of the world's oldest libation. From poets and writers to contemporary chefs, sommeliers, and celebrities, The Quotable Wine Lover includes wit and wisdom from: Brigitte Bardot, Napoleon Bonaparte, Art Buchwald, Julia Child, Frances Ford Coppola, Charles Dickens, W. C. Fields, D. H. Lawrence, Fran Lebowitz, Mario Lemieux, Robert Mondavi, Dorothy Parker, Robert M. Parker, Dom Perignon, Will Rogers, Tina Turner, Oscar Wilde, and many more.This compilation of quotes, which includes a foreword by Daniel Johnnes, wine director and head sommelier at Montrachet - one of New York City's finest restaurants, makes a great gift for wine lovers. (5 7/8 X 6 7/8, 228 pages, illustrations)

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