Telling stories: latest books for wine lovers

By Michael Cooper In Books, Wine

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31st January, 2013
‘Tell a story”, winegrowers are constantly urged by marketers. Wine drinkers often like to know the background of their favourite brands: the dreams and aspirations of the owners; where and how they grow their grapes and make their wines; their major challenges and triumphs. In The Wild Bunch, 23 “movers, shakers and groundbreakers” tell their stories, with author Joelle Thomson adding depth and perspective. Some extremely influential New Zealand wine personalities – Alex Corban, Frank Yukich, Peter Hubscher, John Buck and John Hancock – are not featured, but every wine ...

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