Extremely Pale Rose
A Very French Adventure
By (author) Jamie Ivey
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Extremely Pale Rose by Jamie Ivey
Book DescriptionA chance conversation with a Provencal vigneron leads to the most unlikely of quests - a hunt to find France's palest rose. Extremely Pale Rose is a richly entertaining and informative account of the travels of Jamie, his wife Tanya and their ebullient friend Peter Swift, as they take up this challenge. Giving up their lives in London, they quickly discover an unfortunate truth - the French won't treat rose or their quest seriously. Rose is seen as a poor cousin to red and white wine, drunk largely as an aperitif or to wash away the taste of spicy food. In bars, boulangeries and boucheries from Bordeaux to Bandol, Jamie, Tanya and Peter are recommended diverse vineyards to visit and as they travel they encounter the beginnings of a rose revolution - French attitudes to pale pink wine appear to be changing, but is it too little too late to help them succeed in their quest?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780753822494
(195mm x 130mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jamie Ivey
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"First published in Great Britain by Summersdale, 2012"--Colophon.
Rose En Marche, Hardback (June 2008)
The third volume in an enchanting series of rose-tinted travel memoirs.
Vie En Rose, Hardback (July 2007)
The sequel to 'Extremely Pale Rose', in which Jamie Ivey seeks to open a rose bar in France.
Extremely Pale Rose, Hardback (November 2005)» View all books by Jamie Ivey
Presents an account of the travels of Jamie, his wife Tanya and their friend Peter Swift, as they take up the challenge to find France's palest rose. They quickly discover that the French attitudes to pale pink wine appear to be changing. But is it too little too late to help them succeed in their quest?
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Author Biography - Jamie Ivey
Formerly a lawyer in London, Jamie Ivey elected to quit commuting and office life for a quest in France instead.
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