The Academic Wino Wine Book Library

Welcome to The Academic Wino Wine Book Library!

I review many wine books (or, well, books with wine as the central theme), and thought it would be nice to have them all available on one single page for you to peruse at your leisure.

You’ll find all the books I’ve reviewed below (which is a growing list) in alphabetical order.  Most can be purchased on Amazon.com, or other similar book retailers. NOTE: While I frequently receive copies of the book from the authors or publishers, I DO NOT receive compensation for the reviews or from sales of the book.

If you’d like for me to review your wine book, please click here for more information.

To jump to a particular book, click on the letter the title starts with here:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

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A

  • American Wine Economics by James Thornton: BOOK REVIEW
  • American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States by Jancis Robinson and Linda Murphy:  BOOK REVIEW.
  • Authentic Wine: Toward Natural and Sustainable Winemaking by Jamie Goode and Sam Harrop (MW):  BOOK REVIEW. 

B

C

D

  • Desert Island Wine by Miles Lambert-Gócs :  BOOK REVIEW.
  • Divine Vintage: Following the Wine Trail From Genesis to Modern Age by Randall Heskett and Joel Butler :  BOOK REVIEW.
  • Dying on the Vine: How Phylloxera Transformed Wine, by George Gale:  BOOK REVIEW.

E

  • The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert by Richard Betts: BOOK REVIEW.

F

G

H

  • How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto by Eric Asimov:  BOOK REVIEW.
  • Hungry For Wine: Seeing the World Through the Lens of a Wine Glass by Cathy Huyghe : BOOK REVIEW.

I

  • The Inside Story of a Wine Label by Ann Reynolds: BOOK REVIEW.

J

K

L

M

  • The Makers of American Wine: A Record of Two Hundred Years by Thomas Pinney:  BOOK REVIEW.

N

  •  The New York Times Book of Wine, Edited by Howard G. Goldberg: BOOK REVIEW.  

O

P

  • Postmodern Winemaking: Rethinking the Modern Science of an Ancient Craft, by Clark Smith: BOOK REVIEW.

Q

  • Questions of Taste: The Philosophy of Wine; by Barry Smith: BOOK REVIEW.

R

  • Reading between the Wines, by Terry Theise: BOOK REVIEW.
  • Rock and Vine: Next Generation Changemakers in America’s Wine Country, by Chelsea Prince: BOOK REVIEW.

S

  • Soft Soil, Black Grapes by Simone Cinotto: BOOK REVIEW.

T

  • Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California by Frances Dinkelspiel : BOOK REVIEW.

U

V

  • A Vineyard in Napa by Doug Shafer with Andy Demsky:  BOOK REVIEW.

W

  • Wine’s Hidden Beauty, by Sondra Barrett, PhD:  BOOK REVIEW.
  • Wines of South America by Evan Goldstein: BOOK REVIEW.
  • Why You Like The Wines You Like: Changing the way the world thinks about wines by Tim Hanni, MW; BOOK REVIEW.

X

Y

Z

If you’d like for me to review your wine book, please click here for more information.

Happy reading!

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