Book Reviews

    • Book Review: Best White Wine on Earth

      Stuart Pigott, Best White Wine on Earth: The Riesling Story. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2014. I was surprised when I saw that Stuart Pigott had titled his new book on Riesling “Best White Wine on Earth.” Best white wine? If you know Pigott or have followed his work you have to guess that the original title was “Best Wine on Earth.

      Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist- 3 readers -
    • Book Review: Drinkers Guide to Healthy Living

      Irving Fisher, one of the greatest American economists of the 20th century, was interested in both the world of money and interest and the world of health. After facing and overcoming some personal health challenges, he devoted great energy to understanding how the body functions and how best to regulate its activities to be healthy, happy and productive. Fisher even wrote (with Eugene L.

      Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist- 1 readers -
    • Sherry by Talia Baiocchi

      "There is Sherry, and there are all other wines." --Rupert Croft-Cooke Back in June, I Ranted that people should Stop Neglecting Sherry, asking that they take a chance and explore the wonders and diversity of Sherry. I've written over thirty articles on Sherry, some of those posts based on my visit to the Sherry region of Spain.

      Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • The Origins of Ceviche, Tempura and Fish & Chips

    … Consider some of the most popular seafood dishes from all around the world, such as Ceviche from Peru, Shrimp Tempura from Japan and Fish & Chips from Britain. You probably wouldn't suspect that they actually had a common origin, in a 1500 year-old Persian meat stew. As I mentioned recently, I've been immersed in a fascinating new book…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 6 readers -
  • Rant: Menu Secrets & Sacrificing Choice

    … You might assume that if you dine at an expensive restaurant, you'll have lots of choices, that all of your money means they will cater to your whims. However, that is actually not the case for most expensive restaurants. In fact, it is the much less expensive restaurants which provide diners with the most choices and greatest control. It seems…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 3 readers -
  • Kanpai, It's Sake Day!

    …. 1) Tomorrow, and tomorrow only, you can get a FREE copy of the e-book of my first Tipsy Sensei novel, Gods, Demons & Sake, This exciting, supernatural thriller pits Nate Randall, a Boston-based Sake expert, against a terrible Japanese creature which seeks an ancient artifact of great power. In his quest to thwart this evil, Nate encounters…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • Wines of California: Book Review

    … Wines of California: Book Review Of course, Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen are the coolest guys. In this book the "World Wine Guys" take readers on a fab trip into California winemaking, history, and geography. You will also find some great recipes from local chefs, yet what I liked best of all are Mike's and Jeff's fun, easy "voice," that makes the book entertaining to read rather han a chore. Send to a Friend Twitter Facebook del.icio.us Digg StumbleUpon …

    Marisa D'vari/ A Wine Story- 8 readers -