Description - Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A not-so-perfect tree change by Todd Alexander
Sharply observed, funny and poignant, a tree-change story with a twist
'Never before have I felt the responsibility for someone's tree change ... Todd and Jeff's ups and downs made me laugh out loud, and "verjuice schmerjuice" says it all' Maggie Beer
Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig. How the hell did we end up here?
Todd and Jeff have had enough of the city. Sick of the daily grind and workaday corporate shenanigans, they throw caution to the wind and buy 100 acres in the renowned Hunter Valley wine region, intent on living a golden bucolic life and building a fabulous B&B, where they can offer the joys of country life to heart-weary souls.
Todd will cook, Jeff will renovate. They have a vineyard, they can make wine. They have space, they can grow their own food. They have everything they need to make their dreams come true.
How hard can it be?
Praise for Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga
'This joyously honest account will make you laugh till it hurts, and you'll shed more than a few tears ... it's The Birdcage meets A Country Practice' Bradley Trevor Greive AM, internationally bestselling author of The Blue Day Book and Penguin Bloom
'Every man, woman and child on earth has toyed with this fantasy. Todd and Jeff are living the dream. And have not murdered each other ... yet' Stephan Elliott, writer and director of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
'This book has it all - humour, heart, wine and crazy animals ... A rollicking read for anyone looking to shake things up a little in their lives' Rachael Johns, internationally bestselling author
'Funny and heart-warming' The Canberra Times
'Hilarious and inspiring' Better Reading
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Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 128mm x mm)
Simon & Schuster Australia
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