Notes on a Cellar-Book
By (author) George Saintsbury
Edited by Thomas Pinney
Contributions by Thomas Pinney
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Notes on a Cellar-Book by George Saintsbury
Book DescriptionSince its first publication in 1920, George Saintsbury's classic "Notes on a Cellar-Book" has remained one of the greatest tributes to drink and drinking in the literature of wine. A collection of tasting notes, menus, and robust opinions, the work is filled with anecdotes and recollections of wines and spirits consumed - from the heights of Romanee-Conti to the simple pleasures of beer, flip, and mum. Thomas Pinney brings this unique work alive for contemporary audiences by providing the keys to a full understanding of "Notes on a Cellar-Book" in a new edition that includes explanatory endnotes, an essay on the book's legacy, and additional articles on wine by Saintsbury.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520253520
(210mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - George Saintsbury
George Saintsbury (1845-1933) was a journalist, reviewer, critic, editor, and Professor of Literature at the University of Edinburgh. Thomas Pinney is Professor of English Emeritus at Pomona College. Among other books, he is author of A History of Wine in America (in two volumes from UC Press).
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