Sunday, April 1, 2012

Ten of the best wines in literature

At the Guardian, John Mullan named ten of the best wines in literature.

One entry on the list:
A Long Finish by Michael Dibdin

Detective Aurelio Zen is sent to northern Italy to investigate the murder of a leading wine maker. The vineyard owner's son has been jailed for the murder and a rich film director (who is a wine connoisseur) wants him exonerated so that he can supply the next year's special vintage. Zen usually quaffs Venetian plonk, but now discovers the subtler delights of Piedmontese wine – and solves the crime.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue