Wine and books, Wine books

Reading and wine, a perfect pairing.

Reading and Wine, A perfect pairing second to cheese and wine.

I have collated a list of wine books that I love. You will find everything from great go-to guides written my Masters of Wine, fun food and wine pairing guides to interesting wine industry stories written by women in wine.

‘The 24-Hour Wine Expert’ by Jancis Robinson MW
The quintessential guide to wine. A must-have for every bookshelf and a perfect little Christmas gift for the wine lover. (It’s not too early to mention Christmas, right?).

Jancis is also a writer for The Times and has many more great wine insights on her website

Become a wine expert here.

🍽️ Which Wine When by Bert Blaize and Claire Strickett
A no-frills modern guide to food pairings, giving #southaustralian sparkling shiraz a mention.

Pick up a copy here and get food and wine pairing.

🍾 Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker
A book about an experiment, going behind the scenes into the world of wine, saying what some of us are thinking, debunking myths and making the wine world approachable.

You can now find on Instagram pairing wine and take away meals, calling it #pairdevil.

Read more about Bianca and her #pairdevil pairings here.

🍹How to Drink by Victoria Moore
A fabulous handbook highlighting the seasonality of food and drink as well as how to drink well, not more.

Victoria is also a writer for the BBC Good Food Guide and the Telegraph.

Start embracing a different style of drinking here.

👧🏽Wine Girl by Victoria James
A memoir of Victoria, her experience in hospitality as a woman and how she became the youngest sommelier in the US.

Victoria also is the founder of Wine Empowered™ an organisation empowering women and minority groups with free wine education. YES QUEEN!

Get to know Victoria and more of her story here.

🧡Amber Revolution by Simon J Woolf
Fascinated by orange wine? This book is everything you need to know from its history to the different styles of orange wine.

Orange wine is not a new trend, in fact, it is the oldest wine style in the world, Jesus probably drank it.

Find out more about the untold story of orange wine here.

🍷Wine Folly – The Essential Guide to Wine
The wine bible – everything you need to know about wine, where it’s from, food pairings and much more… Another amazing resource is their website, check out their wine maps

Get your Essential Guide to Wine here.

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