We love to hit the beach with a cooler full of adult beverages, our favorite beach chair, a comfortable beach blanket and a great book. If you love wine like we do, this summer you should fill your cooler with ice cold Rosé and bring along one of these great wine books. We focused on easy reads that will pair well with sun and surf.
Our List Of Great Wine Books For Summer
Dysfunction can lead to some great results. The story of the preeminent fine wine family of the 1970's, 80's and 90's. Learn the inside story of a family on the brink. The blood feuds and passions that drove a billion dollar business.
Holy shit, we never knew wine could be so deadly
Greed, murder, coyotes eating dead bodies (seriously) the world of California wine can be pretty dark when you look in the right(wrong) places. This great wine book reads like a thriller. It also give's you a unique history of the wine industry in California. It's a fascinating read.
Is this where California wine is headed?
The wine world is a complicated place with a lot of competing visions fighting for supremacy. With The New California Wine, Jon Bonne is planting a flag in the ground and declaring the death of the "Parkerization" of California wine. Is he right? You'll have to decide.
A guide to enjoying wine that's actually fun to read
Marc Phillips doesn't suffer the fools who try to make wine exotic and inaccessible. This practical guide to wine enjoyment should appeal to anyone that thinks wine is meant to be enjoyed. This is the perfect wine book for a quick read on the beach.
Wine for science and history majors
Summer reading for real wine geeks. This book can get pretty hardcore as it dives deep into the molecular structure, biodiversity, and evolution of wine grapes. If you want to sound like the smartest person (or most annoying) at your next dinner party, give it a read.
Click Here To Learn More About - A Natural History of Wine by Ian Tattersall (Author), Rob DeSalle (Author), Patricia J. Wynorine (Illustrator)
Why we aren't all getting drunk off jugs of Gallo
We take for granted the mind-blowing quantity of fine wine at our fingertips. This hasn't always been the reality in America. Tom Acitelli will make you appreciate what we've got today and how the hell we got here.