If someone on your list thirsts for a readable, instructive, and entertaining book about wine, consider Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World’s Best Bargain Wines by Natalie MacLean. MacLean, a winner of four James Beard Foundation journalism awards, writes about her encounters and wine tasting experiences from around the world. Each chapter lists insider notes, best values, and recipes. Available at bookstores and online at www.nataliemaclean.com.
You can read more reviews of my new wine book Unquenchable here.