Richard Auffrey is a journalist who writes a restaurant and wine  column for the Stoneham Sun newspaper in Masachussets. He bought a copy of my book via and today he posted a detailed review in his Passionate Foodie blog.

He says :-

"This is a very comprehensive book, covering so many different aspects of Pinotage, from its origins to its future. I learned plenty about this grape, much of the information probably not available elsewhere. Peter also helps to clarify the facts behind the myths surrounding Pinotage. I enjoyed the stories about Pinotage wine makers and wineries. Overall, I was very pleased with this book and certainly recommend it.

Peter May has written an excellent and fascinating book about an intriguing grape and I recommend you check it out."

Read his full review here

4/19/2011 04:37:29 pm

Don‘t try so hard, the best things come when you least expect them to.


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    Peter F May is the author of PINOTAGE: Behind the Legends of South Africa's OWn Wine and founder of The Pinotage Club, an international cyber-based fan club for wines made from the Pinotage variety. Peter was awarded Honorary Membership of the producers Pinotage Association in 2004 and was a judge at the annual Pinotage Top 10 Competition in 2004 and 2005. Peter is a wine writer, educator and author. His book Marilyn Merlot and the Naked Grape - odd wines from around the world was published in summer 2006. Peter answers all polite emails - contact him at peter (at) pinotage (dot) org


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