Books Rosés Winemakers News
A Spirited Read
Finally, there's a new guide to grappa that's as clear, clean and well designed as the drink itself. Grappa, by Axel and Bibiana Behrendt, is a highly readable pocket-size reference book containing profiles of all the great grappa producers, photos of their various and highly distinctive bottlings and some useful tasting notes ($25; Abbeville Press).
Believe It or Not
The Deputy, a top-rated Thoroughbred, didn't win the Derby this year, but it wasn't because his owner, Jenine Sahadi, stinted on the wine. Sahadi feeds her horses a full cup with their oats. Red or white, we ask?