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By Gerald Asher

each wine has a narrative. during this selection of elegantly written essays from the earlier thirty years, up-to-date with a brand new creation and endnotes, popular writer Gerald Asher informs wine lovers with insightful, engrossing debts of wines from Europe and the US that provide simply as a lot if you happen to easily take pleasure in brilliant evocations of individuals and areas. Asher places wine in its context through taking the reader on a chain of discursive trips that commence with the carafe at his elbow. In his creation, Asher says, "Wine . . . attracts on every little thing and leads everywhere." even if the topic is a supposedly basic pink wine shared in a Parisian café or a Napa Valley Cabernet tasted with its vintner, each essay in A Carafe of pink is as pleasant because the wines themselves.

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