File Size: 139 KB
Print Length: 36 pages
Publisher: Barolista Books (March 12, 2013)
Publication Date: March 12, 2013
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I love wine, although know very little about it, but LOVE this book. It is clearly written by erudite and entertaining experts, making every page a joy. It is not only a fascinating insight into this little known element of the wine trade, but peppered with interesting facts and anecdotes. The price is a steal for such a brilliant work. I have not only bought a copy for myself, my father and my father but also for a couple of writer friends as I know they will appreciate the hard work and craft that has gone into it. And the cover is beautiful. I really recommend you buy a copy.
There are at least two types of readers for this book: those who collect stellar, often expensive wines and those who don't. For the first category, a step-by-step guide to spotting fakes and forgeries is essential knowledge. For the second, the stories that these veteran authors tell about the burgeoning market in illegitimate wines are a great read. Download this short, easty-to-peruse ebook and enjoy the ride.
This is a very entertaining and informative excursion into a world about which I knew next to nothing--fake and forged wines. In addition to opening my eyes to the perils of chasing after, and collecting, rare and famous wines (a purely abstract pursuit in my case), it confirms me in my loyalty to good, modestly priced, table wines. This little book is also a kind of paean to the endless ingenuity of thieves and scammers. The parallels with, and differences from, art forgery are fascinating.
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