A Hedonist in the Cellar

A Hedonist in the Cellar

Adventures in Wine

By Jay McInerney

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9781400096374, 243pp.

Publication Date: November 6, 2007

In "A Hedonist in the Cellar, " Jay McInerney gathers more than five years worth of essays and continues his exploration of what's new, what's enduring, and what's surprising giving his palate a complete workout and the reader an indispensable, idiosyncratic guide to a world of almost infinite variety.Filled with delights oenophiles everywhere will savor, this is a collection driven not only by wine itself but also the people who make it.
An entertaining, irresistible book that is essential for anyone enthralled by the myriad pleasures of wine.

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Praise For A Hedonist in the Cellar

"From start to finish, first sip to last, A Hedonist in the Cellar is crisp, stylish and very funny." —The New York Times Book Review"As bracing as high-acid Riesling. . . . McInerney the novelist, with his eye for detail and smart aleck wit, is never far from the page, [and] he's able to get inside each destination and suss out what makes it interesting." —The Washington Post Book World"Splendid vino vignettes [that] pique both curiosity and thirst."—Entertainment Weekly"[McInerney's] research is impeccable. . . . Wine writer or novelist, the man is a story teller and a good one, [and] he is a hard-working professional who brings solid reporting and exceptional narrative skills to a subgenre woefully in need of them."—The New York Times