An enjoyable romp around the wings of the wine world... often amusing. -- Andrew Jefford, Evening Standard, August 21, 2001
Anecdotal, chatty, tough-minded... generous and considerate. And it is splendidly written. -- Nicholas Lezard, Guardian, Paperback Pick of the Week, June 9, 2001
Takes aim at the wine trade and has some interesting things to say. A stimulating and amusing read. -- Richard Ehrlich, The Independent, June 11, 2001
About the Author
Stuart Walton has been the wine writer for the Observer, BBC Good Food magazine and Food and Travel magazine. His World Encyclopaedia of Wine has so far sold 30,000 copies.