Wine Etiquette Books

Curiosities of Wine : Clinking, Drinking and the Extras That Surround the Bottles by Pamela Vandyke Price

Find the answers to curious questions associated with wine in this new book by England's doyenne of wine writers.

Sniffing the Cork: And Other Wine Myths Demystified by Judy Beardsall with C.B. deSwaan

"An entertaining and witty guide to ordering, buying, and collecting wine -- from a trailblazing, mystique-busting, straight-talking wine expert."

The Quotable Wine Lover by Kate Fiduccia

Here is a comprehensive collection of the world's best words on wine.
"I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often, but I'm well preserved." Rose Kennedy
"Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever." Aristophanes
"To buy very good wine nowadays requires only money. To serve it to your guests is a sign of fatigue." William F. Buckley
"Never, never trust anyone who asks for white wine. It means they're phonies." Bette Davis

Crisp Toasts: Wonderful Words That Add Wit and Class to Every Time You Raise Your Glass by William Evans and Andrew Frothingham

This contemporary collection from The New Yorker 's Frothingham and Evans will prove useful for any collection. Crisp Toasts lists at least three toasts for more than 100 alphabetically arranged topics, from absent friends to work. Ranging from timely to traditional, most of the toasts are short one-liners, ideal for weddings, christenings, reunions, and retirement dinners.

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