Recommended Wine Books

by George Taber

“A chronicle of the explosive, Franco-American tasting that put premium California wine on the map.”  –Brian Huber

Reserve your own “Judgement” with a Domaine de Chevalier red Bordeaux up against a Cliff Lede Cabernet Sauvignon from the Stag’s Leap District in Napa Valley, California.


by Raj Parr and Jordan McKay

“Reads like a helpful storybook slash travel guide for the vino-obsessed.” –Jodi Bronchtein

Sip along with a wine inspired by Raj’s travels, his SANDHI “Sanford & Benedict” Pinot Noir.


(“Kami no Shizuku”)

by Tadashi Agi (Shin and Yuko Kibayashi)

A cult Japanese graphic novel series about the race to identify 13 rare wines (referred to as the “12 Apostles” and the “Drops of God”) described in an eccentric collector’s journals, and win his cellar. –Janie Woo

As tempting as it is to suggest you sip along with a glass of Chambolle-Musigny, Château Lafleur or Château d’Yquem (the first, fourth and twelfth apostles in the story), the series never actually revealed the final wine. Every person has his own “Drops of God” bottle. What’s yours? Tell us here.


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