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Virtual Charity Wine Auctions:

Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1869 at Toronto Symphony Orchestra's (TSO) 30th Annual Fine Wine Auction Toronto Symphony Orchestra's (TSO) 30th Annual Fine Wine Auction: A week-long online event that begins Nov. 17, 2020 and will feature 500 wine lots valued at almost $1 million CAD, with all proceeds benefitting TSO's vital music and educational activities in the community. For more details and to participate in the auction, visit IronGateAuctions.com.

Books:

Corkscrew: The highly improbable, but occasionally true, tale of a professional wine buyer Corkscrew: the highly improbable, but occasionally true, tale of a professional wine buyer, is a satirical novel drawing on the author's experiences working as an international wine buyer for some of the world's largest retailers.

Hilariously filthy. Hard to put down. Was a pleasure to read. Buy Now
Corkscrew: The highly improbable, but occasionally true, tale of a professional wine buyer Brut Force. Felix Hart is back, in the thrilling, wine-soaked sequel to Corkscrew. Hart, a wine buyer at the top of his game, finds himself compromised by a ruthless, multi-national drinks corporation. Forced to participate in a high-profile, corrupt wine tasting, Hart is drawn into a terrifying game of cat-and-mouse, pursued by blackmailers, assassins and organic wine fanatics.

The sequel to Corkscrew (above), this is just as funny. The story does keep you attached. I can't help but think what's in store if a third book comes out. Buy Now
The World Atlas of Wine 8th Edition The World Atlas of Wine 8th Edition. Few wine books can be called classic, but the first edition of The World Atlas of Wine made publishing history when it appeared in 1971. It is recognized by critics as the essential and most authoritative wine reference work available. This eighth edition will bring readers, both old and new, up to date with the world of wine. Buy Now
Marlborough Man Marlborough Man. The true story of the rise of Marlborough and NZ Sauvignon Blanc, told by one of its pioneers, winemaker Allan Scott as both personal and professional memoir, fully illustrated. The remarkable story of Marlborough wine, from the planting of the first vines to the global success of New Zealand's billion-dollar sauvignon blanc industry, is also the very personal story of winemaker Allan Scott. Buy Now
Wines of Germany Wines of Germany. This historic wine nation at the heart of Europe produces a diverse range of wines - Riesling above all, but also compelling Spätburgunder, aka Pinot Noir, and Silvaner, amongst others. Yet in the minds of many it is still associated with mass-produced sweetish plonk. But following a bruising twentieth century, German wine over the past thirty years has experienced a renaissance. In The wines of Germany, master of wine Anne Krebiehl takes us with her on a journey through vineyards clustered along the country's many winding rivers to uncover this new world of German wine. Buy Now
Sipping Away: 30 Years of Unique Wine Experiences Sipping Away is a humorous, memoir-style exploration of three decades of swirling, pouring, and loving fine and not-so-fine wine. Starting from a childhood in an Italian/Jewish, home-cooked, and food-centric household, to becoming an avid taster of wines. David Klein recounts very funny stories of hosting wine tastings, visiting wineries, and collecting wine. It is written for people with and without knowledge of wine. Buy Now


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