Real Men Drink Port...and Ladies Do Too!: A Contemporary Guide (Hardcover)

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    Ben Howkins has worked in the wine business for more than 50 years. He is the director of the Royal Tokaji Wine Company and is a wine advisor to Lord Rothchild, the co-owner of Chateau Lafite Rothchild. He is the author ofRich, Rare and Red: A Guide to Port. Preston Oliver is a cartoonist and illustrator. He is the author of several books, includingAnother Log on the Fire. Hugh Johnson is a bestselling wine writer and an expert on wine.
    World-renowned port writer Ben Howkins guides the reader through the fascinating history of the wine, from its origins through to the present day, and in particular examines the complex persona of the port drinker. Illustrated with Oliver Preston’s hilarious cartoons, historical and contemporary facts and numerous amusing anecdotes have been meticulously compiled to produce this hugely informative and entertaining tome.Real Men Drink Port also educates today’s wine consumer by exploring the serious side to getting the most pleasure from the wine, detailing fascinating facts about what goes on behind the scenes at the famous port firms, and guiding readers through the 11 essential lists of previously untold must-haves.

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    ISBN 9781846891120
    Genre COOKING / Beverages / Wine & Spirits
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 176
    Publisher Date 2011-10-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Board & Bench Pub
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.1 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Contemporary Guide
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Howkins, Ben

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