The Grail

The Grail : A Year Ambling & Shambling through an Oregon Vineyard in Pursuit of the Best Pinot Noir Wine in the Whole Wild World

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Description

A self-described wine doofus spends a year in a small Oregon vineyard, chronicling the creative and chaotic labor as the winemakers chase after the perfect pinot noir.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 277 pages
  • 140 x 213 x 18mm | 317.51g
  • Corvallis, OR, United States
  • English
  • 0870710931
  • 9780870710933
  • 1,058,956

Review quote

"A beautifully written nonfiction chronicle of a year in the life of a vineyard ... and the struggle to make the very best pinot noir in the world. The Grail is a reminder of the art, science and grapes that constitute great wine-making, and it's particularly good with a nice glass of pinot!" -Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist
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179 ratings
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4 45% (80)
3 21% (37)
2 3% (5)
1 1% (1)
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