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A Matter of Taste A History of Wine Drinking in Britain by John Hurley

A Matter of Taste A History of Wine Drinking in Britain


A Matter of Taste A History of Wine Drinking in Britain by John Hurley

From the Sack of Shakespearean England to the supermarket Chardonnay of the 21st century, wine tastes in this country have changed dramatically. This book takes an irreverent (yet-impeccably-researched) look the development of our national tastes.

About the Author

Jon Hurley has been in the wine industry for more than thirty years. He has a highly expressive writing style that is imbued with his lively sense of humour. He has already written a book on bareknuckle fighter Tom Spring for Tempus and has published a raunchy coming-of-age novel set in rural Ireland. When he is not ferrying his youngest daughter around the country in pursuit of further equestrian honours, Jon runs a wine-weekends business from his Herefordshire home.

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Publication date

1st October 2005


John Hurley

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The History Press Ltd


256 pages




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