99 Bottles: A Black Sheep's Guide to Life-Changing Wines
Publisher:Abrams Image ISBN:9781419734571 Published Date:29th October 2019 Dimensions:170 X 235 X 22 mm Weight:0.7123 kilograms Pages:240 Binding:Hardcover Condition:New
Short DescriptionA highly opinionated, vibrantly illustrated wine guide from one of the country's most celebrated--and unorthodox--sommeliers and winemakers presents readers with the 99 bottles that have most impacted his life. his life.
A highly opinionated, vibrantly illustrated wine guide from one of the country's most celebrated-and unorthodox-sommeliers and winemakersIn this entertaining, informative, and thoroughly unconventional wine guide, award-winning sommelier, winemaker, and wine educator Andre Mack presents readers with the 99 bottles that have most impacted his life. Instead of just pairing wines with foods, Mack pairs practical information with personal stories, offering up recommendations alongside reflections on being one of the only African-Americans to ever work at the top level of the American wine industry. The 99 bottles range from highly accessible commercial wines to the most rarefied Bordeaux on the wine list at The French Laundry, and each bottle offers readers something to learn about wine. This window into Mack's life combines a maverick's perspective on the wine industry with an insider's advice on navigating wine lists, purchasing wine, and drinking more diverse and interesting selections at home. 99 Bottles is a one-of-a-kind exploration of wine culture today from a true trailblazer.