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Treading Grapes: Walking Through The Vineyards Of Tuscany

2.14 of 5 stars 2.14  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Tuscany offers some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe. The unique combination of cypress trees and olive groves mingling with vineyards and woods on undulating hillsides is enchanting. With villages and villas at every turn, what better way to explore the countryside than on foot? Over fifteen months of changing seasons Rosemary George did just that, visiting wine ...more
ebook, 480 pages
Published November 30th 2011 by Transworld Digital (first published August 1st 2004)
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Nov 14, 2009 Dave rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people planning a wine-related trip to Tuscany
This was a bit of stylistic mismatch for me. The book consists of chronicles of a series of walks Ms. George took with her husband through the Tuscan countryside visiting various wineries along the way.

Apart from small line drawings at the beginning of each chapter there are no illustrations or pictures, and Ms. George’s style of prose tends towards the “just the facts” style. While this is fine for descriptions of wine making techniques, vineyard composition, etc., but less than engaging for m
Couldn't finish it! But with every page I did read, I "had" to have a wine farm in Tuscany ;-)
Dec 26, 2008 Jill marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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