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Wavian Wine Writing

The Catholic Herald has a review of Auberon Waugh’s 1986 book Waugh on Wine which has been reprinted by Quartet Books. The review is by David Platzer who writes: Waugh reveals in his introduction that it was Tina Brown, his … Continue reading

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A Naïve Domestic Little Unicorn

Writing in Forbes magazine, John Mariani surveys wine writing and finds that this is one area where inexperienced “experts” tend to bring too much imagination to bear on their work. He uses a scene from Brideshead Revisited to illustrate his … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh, Wine Writer

A wine blog called wineanorak has posted a profile of the wine writings of novelist Jay McInerney, best known as the author of Bright Lights, Big City (1984). Among those who McInerney identifies as having influenced his wine writing are Norman Mailer, Ernest … Continue reading

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Plashy fen and leprechaun-flavoured wine

Waugh scored a twofer in last week’s Telegraph with citations relating to both nature and food writing. On March 30, Waugh’s parody of nature writing in Scoop is cited by Robert Macfarlane in an interview as an example of what that … Continue reading

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