Book Reviews

“Extreme Wine,” $24.95, published by Rowman & Littlefield, released Oct. 7, 2013, 248 pages.

Exploring the Edge

December 01, 2013

New book examines the world of “Extreme Wine”

Karen Karbo, author of “Julia Child Rules: Lessons on Savoring Life.” The 240-page book was released October 2013 by skirt! Publishers.

A Proper Binge

November 01, 2013

Feast on the latest biography by Portlander Karen Karbo

“Complete Wine Selector: How to Choose the Right Wine Every Time” by Katherine Cole is 256 pages, published by Firefly Books and retails for $24.95

Totally on Topics

November 01, 2013

Katherine Cole’s new book covers wine’s many matters

“Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut” by Lynne Curry. Publisher: Running Press. Release date: May 15, 2012. List Price: $27.

Pure Beef: Pure Brilliance

June 01, 2012

Lynne Curry’s cookbook tells intriguing story of grass-fed beef 

Of Wines and Canines

May 01, 2012

Book focuses on the furry faces of Oregon’s winery dogs

Fresh-Picked Paperback

March 01, 2012
“Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World’s Best Bargain Wines” by Natalie MacLean. Publisher: Perigee Trade: Release Date: Nov. 1, 2011. List Price: $24. Pages: 368.

Globe-Trotting Page Turner

December 01, 2011

Quench your thirst for worldly bargains with MacLean’s latest

Global Grasp on Grapes

November 01, 2011

Economist wraps mind around the competitive world of wine

“Dishing Up Oregon” (Storey Publishing) by
Ashley Gartland is 288 pages, sells for $19.95
and will be released in November.

Dishing Up Good Grub

September 01, 2011

Ashley Gartland celebrates Oregon bounty with new cookbook