A Vineyard in Tuscany : A Wine Lover's Dream
W W Norton, 2008. First edition, first printing. A paperback copy in near fine condition. Only marked by a previous owners name stamp to the front page.
"A sun-drenched memoir with a fairy-tale ending."--"Kirkus Reviews" In this laugh-out-loud tale, two adventurers discover that rare combination: joy and success. Candace, a painter, and Ferenc, a writer, begin a new life near the hill town of Montalcino. They restore a thirteenth-century friary, plant fifteen acres of vines, build a winery, tame a runaway tractor, excavate an Etruscan village, and battle volcanic fermenting vats, while learning from famous vintner neighbor Angelo Gaja the secrets of growing the best grapes and making superb, award-winning wine. This extraordinary tale will enrich the lives of travelers and wine lovers alike. A "New York Times Book Review" 2007 Notable Travel Book. First published 2008.