WINE – FOOD PUBLICATIONS
SO MANY BOOKS, SO LITTLE TIME ~ Frank Zappa
“I enjoy Cooking with wine. Sometimes I even put it in food.” ~ Julia Child
Wine and food are intertwined. All the senses are used to fully experience the world of enology and culinary arts. And they both can be expressed in visual terms. To get a better understanding of each, there are magazines, books, and movies to help us along the way. This list will grow as time passes, check back to see the updates.
Here’s a list of resources: magazines, periodicals, books and more that delight the senses.
Chasing the Vine
Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog
Wine School of Philadelphia
Washington Wine Report
The Lymar Life
HoseMaster of Wine
Girl and the Grape
Jamie Goode’s Wine Blog
The New York Cork Report
Wine Books For Fun, Knowledge and Learning
Between Meals: An Appetite for Paris – A.J. Liebling Liebling, a pugilist and staff writer for the NY Times in the 30’s was sent to Paris by his father to go to school. Instead he drank and ate his way through some of the finest wine an food Paris had to offer. His memoir of a year in Paris is one of my favorite books and transports the reader back to an era of Parisian splender.
Wine Grapes – Jancis Robinson
Great Domaines of Burgundy – Remington Norman
Palmento: A Sicilian Wine Odyssey – Robert V. Camuto
Madeira, The Island Vineyard – Noel Cossart and Emanuel Berk
Matt Kramer on Wine – The Essays: Making Sense of Wine by Matt Kramer
The Oxford Companion to Wine – Jancis Robinson
World Atlas of Wine – Hugh Johnson
Kevin Zraly’s Complete Wine Course – Kevin Zaraly Years ago, when the World Trade Center stood tall in New York City’s financial district, I apprenticed Mr. Zaraly, founder of, the Windows on the World Wine Course, located on the 111th floor of the 1 WTC, to learn about wine.
Billionaire’s Vinegar – Benjamin Wallace
Adventures on the Wine Route – Kermit Lynch
Wine and War – Donald Kladstrup and Petie Kladstrup
Judgment of Paris – George M. Taber
Movies about Wine & Food
A Year in Burgundy: Hasn’t got much attention but deserves it.
Bottle Shock: The story of how Chateau Montellena got famous.
Red Obsession: An interesting looks at the Chinese obsession with the Bordeaux market.
Somm: An inside look at what it takes to become a Master Sommelier.
Marc Weisberg is a photographer, educator, chef, former wine buyer, cellar master; and lover of wine. Marc owns and operates a successful Southern California based photography studio, founded in 2001, and is the founder of Wine Photo Workshops. His work is widely published and sought out by luxury brands. Wine Photo Workshops are for photographer-wine-adventurers and image makers. We’ll visit and explore wineries and food destinations throughout the world. Visit with Sommeliers, wine makers, vineyard owners and restauranteurs, with special behind the scenes access. You’ll have the opportunity to learn, make new friends, have fun and raise the bar on your photography skills. Contact Marc by phone 949.494.5084, or email.