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How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto - Eric Asimov Review as tasting note

Virtually colourless. Bitter aromas reminiscent of sour grapes and dirty laundry. Thin, flat and somewhat oxidized with a short, dilute finish. Drink by: yesterday.

(More seriously: there's just nothing new, interesting or meaningful here.Both Asimov's complaints and his enthusiasms are very old news in the wine world and I doubt there's a previously published book out there that hasn't covered them already, likely with more flair and greater thoroughness. I generally enjoy Asimov's work at the New York Times but this book is a brief magazine article padded into a very thin, exceptionally dull vanity volume. There's little reason to read this much less to buy it. Spend the cash on a wine you like instead.)