Grand Cru Heist (The Winemaker Detective Series Book 2)
Grand Cru Heist (The Winemaker Detective Series Book
Grand Cru Heist A Perfect Blend of Mystery & GastronomyA journey through French countryside with gourmet attitude and wine-loving amateur sleuths. A French-style cozy culinary mystery seriesOne winter day in Paris, renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker’s world gets turned upside down when his car gets highjacked. He loses his treasured tasting notebook and his feeling of safety. To recover, he retreats to the region around Tours, sure that the wine and off-season calm will restore is sense of self. There a flamboyant British dandy, a spectacular blue-eyed blond, a zealous concierge and touchy local police disturb his well-deserved rest. From the Loire Valley to Bordeaux, in between a glass of Vouvray and a bottle of Saint-Émilion, the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two murders and very peculiar heist. Who stole those bottles of grand cru classé? Take this Epicurean journey through France to solve the whodunit. “Unusually adept at description, the authors manage to paint everything…the journey through its pages is not be rushed.” —ForeWord Reviews Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen, wine lover and music lover respectively, came up with the idea for the Winemaker Detective series while sharing a meal, with a bottle of Château Gaudou 1996, ...
- ASIN: B00I3KE99M
The Winemaker's Secret (A Starlight Cove Novel)
The Winemaker's Secret (A Starlight Cove
Someone is out to destroy the family vineyard—and expose its secrets—in this atmospheric novel from Cynthia Ellingsen, Amazon Charts bestselling author of The Lighthouse Keeper.Abby Harrington’s family has dedicated their lives to cultivating the family vineyard and collecting vintage wines. But it takes only one night for the priceless collection to vanish, stolen during Abby’s grandparents’ sixtieth anniversary celebration. Then a devastating plane crash leaves her grandfather clinging to life in intensive care.Desperate to take action, Abby sets out to discover who stole the precious wine—and why. The clues lead her to dark truths about her family she is not prepared to face. Soon Abby begins receiving threatening messages and doubting those closest to her. Making things even more complicated, the attractive doctor who saved her grandfather’s life offers her a shoulder to lean on just as the man she once loved returns to the vineyard.The more truths Abby is forced to confront, the more her world spins off its axis. Can she unravel the secrets of the past in time to save the vineyard’s future—and her own?
- ASIN: 1503904539
Late Harvest Havoc (The Winemaker Detective Series Book 10)
Late Harvest Havoc (The Winemaker Detective Series Book
Disaster strikes the vineyards in Alsace. Vintners are tense and old grudges surface. The Winemaker Detective's reputation is on the line as he must find the cause before the late harvest starts.Winter is in the air in Alsace and local customs are sowing trouble, piquing the curiosity of the famous winemaker from Bordeaux, Benjamin Cooker. While the wine expert and his assistant Virgile settle into their hotel in the old city of Colmar, distinguished vineyards are attacked. Is it revenge? The plot thickens when estates with no apparent connection to one another suffer the same sabotage just days prior to the late harvest. All of Alsace is in turmoil, plunged in the grip of suspicion that traces its roots back to the darkest hours of the German occupation. As he crosses back and forth into Germany from the Alsace he thought he knew so well, Cooker discovers a land of superstition, rivalry, and jealousy. Between tastings of the celebrated wines, he is drawn into the lives and intrigues of the inhabitants."Will appeal to wine buffs and those who dream of visiting a French countryside that is filled with chateaux and rascally nobility, and where all the women—and most men—are superb chefs." —Publishers Weekly “Difficult to forget and oddly addictive...deserves a high mark for...
- ASIN: B018GX1ALK
Winemaker Detective Mysteries: An Omnibus
Winemaker Detective Mysteries: An
A perfect blend of mystery and gastronomyThe first three books in the Winemaker Detective Series serve up a whirlwind of money, deceit, inheritance, greed, and fine wine, ideal for fans of Iron Chef & Murder, She Wrote. In this “addictive” series, master winemaker Benjamin Cooker and his sidekick Virgile solve mysteries in vineyards across French wine country. In Treachery in Bordeaux, barrels at a prestigious wine estate have been contaminated. Is it negligence or sabotage? The two wine connoisseurs investigate in this light-hearted, page-turning read. In Grand Cru Heist, the two amateur detectives meet a motley crew of characters near Tours―a stunning blonde, a zealous concierge, and touchy local police―and must solve two murders along the way. In Nightmare in Burgundy, a dream wine tasting trip turns into a troubling nightmare when Cooker and Virgile stumble upon a mystery revolving around messages from another era. What dark secrets from the deep past are haunting the Clos de Vougeot? Does blood need to be shed to sharpen people's memory?Brimming with description, intrigue, and compelling characters, the Omnibus offers a rare chance to sample the first three books in this “terrific series” for less than a bottle of your favorite wine (William Martin, New York Tim...
- ASIN: 1939474582
RJ Spagnols Winemakers Trio- Winery Series Red 6 Gallon Wine Kit
RJ Spagnols Winemakers Trio- Winery Series Red 6
EN PRIMEUR WINERY SERIES, Winemaker's Trio Red, A modern, new world style wine featuring a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Zinfandel. Aromas of vanilla, red berries and black cherries and sweet flavors of ripe raspberry, chocolate and cherry. Includes 2 liters of GenuWine Crushed Grape Skins. Fermenting your wine on GenuWine Grape Skins will add deep hues, enhanced bouquet, and a lingering finish to our select red wines.
- Color: Red
- Brand: RJ Spagnol's
- ASIN: B06XHRM762
- UPC: 713356652181
Winemaker Series Wine Rack - 5 Column - 6 Ft - Premium Redwood Unstained
Winemaker Series Wine Rack - 5 Column -
The five column individual bottle wine rack is one of our most popular items. Created in short depth, it uses less wood which makes it more affordable. Yet, the body of the wine bottle is fully supported within the wine racks while the neck of the bottle slightly sticks out. Purchase two or more to stack on top of each other to maximize the height of your wine storage. All Winemaker wine racks must be mounted 1 1/2" off the wall to ensure proper wine bottle stability, and will therefore add 1 /1/2" to the listed dimensions. Moldings and platforms are sold separately. Assembly required. Size: 3 Ft Height Rack : 35 15/16" H x 23 3/16" W x 8 3/4" D= Total Storage Capacity of 50 Wine Bottles | 4 Ft Height Rack : 47 3/16" H x 23 3/6" W x 8 3/4" D= Total Storage Capacity of 26 Wine Bottles Colors: Rustic Pine, Premium Redwood, Unstained, Classic Mahogany, Midnight Black, Light, Dark Walnut, Unstained. Available Woods: Rustic Pine - Our most affordable wood which is creamy in color with streaks and structurally sound knots. It's a softer wood but our best value by price per bottle because the supply of Pine wood is huge. Premium Redwood - A modern favorite, Premium Redwood comes in a multitude of colors from white, pink, red, and reddish brown which look striking when put together in...
- Color: Premium Redwood Unstained
- Brand: Wine Cellar Innovations
- ASIN: B071YHLSB9
The Winemakers of Paso Robles
The Winemakers of Paso
Paso Robles has enjoyed a culture of winemaking since 1841, but in the past 20 years, a diverse group of unlikely outsiders has turned this once-sleepy cow town into the new nexus of ultra-premium wine for the 21st century. To winemakers, every vintage is its own discrete labor of love, coaxing the perfect balance from sun, soil, rain and vine. Get it just right, and they create magic in a glass. In these pages you will meet a group of fascinating, passionate people of amazing diversity. Athletes and scientists, writers and engineers, successful businessmen and scrappy service workers. There are journeymen from every corner of the country and even legendary wine regions of the Old World. And, of course, there are local kids done good. There are seasoned pros and relative neophytes and several on their second career, or even their third. Many overcame tremendous adversity. All have made enormous sacrifices and risked everything. They have come from different places and circumstances; they have different methods and experiences and philosophies. But they all share a single quality: a burning obsession to make wine that lives up to their dreams. These are their stories.
- ASIN: 0997716029
Treachery in Bordeaux (The Winemaker Detective Series Book 1)
Treachery in Bordeaux (The Winemaker Detective Series Book
"DECADENT, DELICIOUS, DELIGHTFUL." THE PERFECT BLEND OF MYSTERY & GASTRONOMYTreachery in Bordeaux is the first book in the beloved Winemaker Detective novels, the "addictive" French series featuring master winemaker Benjamin Cooker and his sidekick Virgile. When some barrels turn at the prestigious grand cru Moniales Haut-Brion wine estate, Cooker and Virgile start to investigate. Is it negligence or sabotage? They search the city and wine region for answers, welcoming readers into the underworld of a global luxury industry. Grab a glass of your favorite Bordeaux and delve into a world of money, deceit, inheritance, greed, and fine wine.Brimming with description, intrigue, and compelling characters, Treachery in Bordeaux kicks off this unbeatable series, which was adapted to television in France. "I love good mysteries. I love good wine. So imagine my joy at finding a great mystery about wine, and winemaking, and the whole culture of that fascinating world. This is a terrific new series." — William Martin, New York Times bestselling author of Back Bay and The Lincoln Letter "A fine vintage forged by the pens of two very different varietals. It is best consumed slightly chilled, and never alone. You will be intrigued by its mystery, and surprised by its finish, and it will stay ...
- ASIN: B008UEHFR4
Winemaker of the North: A Tale of the Dwemhar (Rogues of Magic Book 1)
Winemaker of the North: A Tale of the
Forsaken to be a killer and sent to be a destroyer, Sviska must choose his own path.Sviska is a man of the shadows, an assassin without any one place to call his own. But in the Far North, he discovers a secret. Magic, long thought lost to the world, is alive. The genocide to destroy every elf, wizard, and sacred being of old is not yet complete. Sviska's masters work the strings of the world and he has been sent for a task he does not even fully understand yet. When at last he feels he has what he has always wanted, darkness falls upon the world. He must rise to face an enemy more terrible than any he has ever met.Fate will force him into a terrible choice.
- ASIN: B00TUB3Y1C
Selection Speciale Series Ltd - Chocolate Raspberry Port (Dessert Wine), 12.3L
Selection Speciale Series Ltd - Chocolate Raspberry Port
Indulge in the classic taste of Chocolate Raspberry with notes of warm cherries and plums supported by a racy zing of bright raspberry and luscious chocolate. This is the flavor you've come to love and it remains unchanged in the new Après brand.
- Color: Chocolate Raspberry
- Brand: Apres
- ASIN: B0064O4ZRU
- UPC: 629181069295
Warehouse 13 (Season 1 - 3)
Warehouse 13 (Season 1 -
WAREHOUSE 13 DESCRIPTION SPECIAL FEATURES - Deleted Scenes - Gag reel - Saul Searching - Ye olde curiosity shoppe - Pilot commentary with series start Saul Rubinek - Artie-facts - What's in the shadows - Sneak Peek Warehouse 13 - Season 2 - "Claudia" & "Implosion" commentaries with cast and crew - "MacPherson" commentary with cast and crew - Video blogs - Photo gallery - A thrilleromedy - A stitch in time - Designing the warehouse - Guest starring... - "Of monsters and men" After saving the life of the President in Washington D.C., a pair of U.S Secret Service agents are whisked away to a covert location in South Dakota that houses supernatural objects that the Regents, an Authority above and outside any government, have collected over the centuries. Their new assignment: retrieve lost objects called "Artifacts", seemingly harmless items that can possess immense power, and investigate reports of new ones.
- ASIN: B07RMKM6Y1
- UPC: 624262215585
Winemaker Series Wine Rack - 3 Column - 6 Ft - Pine Dark Walnut Stain
Winemaker Series Wine Rack - 3 Column -
With three individual wine rack columns, your wine is stored safely and securely. These wine racks are shorter depth meaning less material for you to purchase but they still hold the body of the wine bottle. These racks are great for small spaces as well. All Winemaker wine racks must be mounted 1 1/2" off the wall to ensure proper wine bottle stability because of their shorter depth, and will therefore add 1 1/2" to the listed dimensions. Moldings and platforms are sold separately. Assembly required. Size: 3 Ft Height Rack : 35 15/16" H x 14 3/16" W x 8 3/4" D= Total Storage Capacity of 30 Wine Bottles | 4 Ft Height Rack : 47 3/16" H x 14 3/16" W x 8 3/4" D= Total Storage Capacity of 39 Wine Bottles | 6 Ft Height Rack : 72 9/16" H x 14 3/16" W x 8 3/4" D= Total Storage Capacity of 60 Wine Bottles | 7 Ft Height Rack : 83 13/16" H x 14 3/16" W x 8 3/4" D= Total Storage Capacity of 69 Wine Bottles | 8 Ft Height Rack : 95 1/16" H x 14 3/16" W x 8 3/4" D= Total Storage Capacity of 78 Wine Bottles | 9 Ft Height Rack : 109 3/16" H x 14 3/16" W x 8 3/4" D= Total Storage Capacity of 84 Wine Bottles Colors: Rustic Pine, Premium Redwood, Unstained, Classic Mahogany, Midnight Black, Light, Dark Walnut, Unstained. Available Woods: Rustic Pine - Our most affordable wood which is creamy in c...
- Color: Pine Dark Walnut
- Brand: Wine Cellar Innovations
- ASIN: B0716BRRLK
Families of the Vine: Seasons Among the Winemakers of Southwest France (P.S.)
Families of the Vine: Seasons Among the Winemakers
Author Michael Sanders spent two years in the vineyards of southwest France with three families whose destinies are determined each year, every year, by the soil, the weather, and the quality of the grape, and shared with them the hopes of spring, the anguish of summer drought, and the mad rush of the fall harvest. In Families of the Vine, he offers a vivid, heartfelt portrait of these authentic winemakers in a fascinating, intensely human saga of strength, dedication, and savoir faire. Though their wines may differ, they all share a powerful, uncompromising passion for the timeless craft that defines them.
- ASIN: 0060559659
The Winemaker Series
From Book 1: Eric Savage loves his new life as a small artisanal winemaker in Walla Walla, Washington. A painful divorce and a corporate career are but distant memories as Eric settles into the rhythm of small town living. Abruptly, his agreeable life and passion for winemaking are upended by a mysterious murder and accusations that Eric is guilty of the crime. A killer is on the loose, and Eric is the perfect fall guy.After eluding police, Eric flies to London and the scene of the crime in a calculated attempt to find the real killer. There he encounters a determined and attractive FBI Agent who has her own reasons for investigating the murder. An attraction between them flourishes as they team up to find the killer. But as the body-count increases, and the killer eludes them, Eric doubts his life will ever be the same.Killer Cuvée is a blend of real world winemaking, murder, and romance. Authentic scenes of winemaking will interest anyone who has enjoyed a glass of fine wine.The Winemaker Serieswww.thewinemakerseries.com
- ASIN: B074CDR3XH