Into Wine

Author: Olivier Magny
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Voila! Here is the book that makes learning about wine not only fun, but truly inspiring. Olivier Magny is the founder of France's #1 wine school. He's passionate about making wine more fun and its culture more accessible.

The Universal Magazine Of Knowledge And Pleasure

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The first effects of wine, as our author describes them, are more inviting than
forbidding; for, he observes, they are accompanied by an inexpressible tranquility
of mind, and liveliness of countenance: the powers of imagination become more
vivid, and the flow of spirits more spontaneous and easy, giving birth to wit and
humour ... Placed, as it were, in a paradise of pleasure, the being only
contemplates delightful and agreeable objects: the most promiment of them are
love and desire.

The Universal Magazine Of Knowledge And Pleasure

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On the day appointed for the celebration of the nuptials, the bride and
bridegroom are conducted to the place appointed for the celebration of the
nuptial ceremony: the bridegroom by the men, and the bride by the women ;
where are generally assembled all, or most, of their relations or acquaintance, for
they generally invite a great many: they being obliged to have ten men present at
least, otherwise the marriage is null and void. When all the company are
assembled, and the priest ...

The Ladies Garland And Family Magazine

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“A little party of half a dozen particular friends, all good, clever fellows, that's all.” “
Are going to meet in your room to drink wine and smoke cigars 3" “Yes, we shall
drink wine and smoke cigars, and talk, and all that.” “You must excuse me.” “I can'
t do it.” “You will have to. I am afraid of wine parties.” “I'm not going to invite that
quarrelsome fellow, Markland.” “That doesn't change the nature of my objections.
No man is safe, when, for the mere sake of pleasure, he indulges in wine drinking
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Mr Midshipman Easy

Author: Captain Frederick Marryat
Publisher: McBooks Press
ISBN: 9781590132999
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At last, one fine day H.M. frigate Aurora anchored in the bay, and Jack and
Gascoigne, who were at a party at the Duke of Pentaro's, met with the captain of
the Aurora, who was also invited. The Duchess introduced them to Captain Tartar
, who imagining them, from their being in plain clothes, to be young Englishmen
of fortune on their travels, was very gracious and condescending. Jack was so
pleased with his urbanity that he requested the pleasure of his company to dinner
the next ...

Adventures On The Wine Route

Author: Kermit Lynch
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374100977
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A newly designed, updated edition of the classic reference traces the renowned wine expert's tour through the vineyards and cellars of Bordeaux, Provençe and other regions, where he made vivid observations of the French countryside and its ...

The Wine Savant A Guide To The New Wine Culture

Author: Michael Steinberger
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393082717
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Presents a guide to wine that is overflowing with practical advice on thinking about wine, becoming a shrewd wine buyer, and enjoying the wine you drink.

The Living Age

Author: Eliakim Littell
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I would with pleasure,' said Goldsmith, ' accept your kind invitation, but, to tell you
the truth, my dear boy, my " Traveller " has found me a home in so many places,
that I am engaged, I believe, three days. Let me see — to-day I dine with Edmund
Burke, to-morrow with ... Goldsmith, in the early part of 1 764, left his town lodging
in Wine-Office Court, for Garden Court, in the Temple, where he shared his rooms
with the butler of the society. Ashamed of their mean appearance, he observed ...

The Living Age

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I would with pleasure,' said Goldsmith, ' accept your kind invitation, but, to tell you
the truth, my dear boy, my ... About the same time Lloyd, the friend of Churchill,
accosted him in a tavern, and, claiming his acquaintance as a brother poet,
invited him to a supper-party in the evening. Long after midnight ... Goldsmith, in
the early part of 1 764, left his town lodging in Wine-Office Court, for Gardon
Court, in the Temple, where he shared his rooms with the butler of the society.
Ashamed of ...

Stuff Parisians Like

Author: Olivier Magny
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425241189
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A wine connoisseur, teacher and Parisian explains how to fit in and be truly cool in the City of Lights including walking with a folded copy of the newspaper Le Monde under your arm and always ordering a San Pellegrino.