Trying to figure out what to give the wine lover in your life takes some thought. The obvious choice, of course, is a bottle of wine. Wine books are an wonderful alternative gift choice. Not only are they perfect for the novice, enthusiast and expert, they can be read over and over again, you don’t have to replace the cork, and the pages are always full!

Here is a collection of wine books released in 2011 that should satisfy the intellectual palate of any wine lover in your life:

The Food Lover’s Guide to Wine by Karen Page; Andrew Dorenburg

The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain by Jesus Barquin, Luis Gutierrez, and Victor de la Serna

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Creating Wine – The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914 by James Simpson

An Ideal Wine One Generation’s Pursuit of Perfection – and Profit – in California by David Darlington

Voodoo Vintners: Oregon’s Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers by Katherine Cole

1000 Great Everyday Wines From the World’s Best Wineries by Jim Gordon

The Finest Wines of California: A Regional Guide to the Best Producers and Their Wines by Stephen Brook

Liz Palmer
Wine and Lifestyle Writer



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