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Tainted Tokay: giveaway winner

We have a winner!

Tainted Tokay winnerwon a copy of

Tainted Tokay

Tainted Tokay

the latest book  in the Winemaker Detective Series,
by

Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN

is here!

Celebrating the success of the Cooker Guide, the Winemaker Detective Benjamin Cooker takes a cruise down the Danube with his wife and editor. Enjoying mythic Tokaji wines in Budapest, all is not what it seems. Meanwhile, Virgile must handle the business in Bordeaux, while Alexandrine is attacked.

Here is what the publisher is sharing about it:

12 Facts You Can Steal:
Bordeaux, Cork Taint, Transylvania,
Tokay and more

As readers know, the Winemaker Detective series offers an immersive experience in both French countryside and winemaking, with some gentle mystery on the side. In the most recent addition to the series—Tainted Tokay—Benjamin Cooker travels abroad to Hungary while his trusty assistant Virgile stays at home. In this one, I learned a number of fun facts, as usual. Here are twelve of them.

  1. Some Bordeaux wine estates have cupolas—those are dome-like structures on the top of a building. These were once used to watch for thieves during the grape harvest.

  2. In the city of Bordeaux, the cupolas served to spot the arrival of merchant ships.

  3. The Prince of Transylvania gave King Louis XIV of France a bottle of Tokay wine from the Tokaj region in Hungary, which gave the wine

  4. click on the “12 facts” title to read the whole article

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

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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,
a red wine from Cahors
with smooth tannins and a balanced nose.

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Bookgiveaway: Tainted Tokay

Tainted Tokay

Tainted Tokay

the latest book  in the Winemaker Detective Series,
by

Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN

is here!

Celebrating the success of the Cooker Guide, the Winemaker Detective Benjamin Cooker takes a cruise down the Danube with his wife and editor. Enjoying mythic Tokaji wines in Budapest, all is not what it seems. Meanwhile, Virgile must handle the business in Bordeaux, while Alexandrine is attacked.

France Book Tours just read it and found it one of the best in the series!

Here is what the publisher is sharing today about it:

12 Facts You Can Steal:
Bordeaux, Cork Taint, Transylvania,
Tokay and more

As readers know, the Winemaker Detective series offers an immersive experience in both French countryside and winemaking, with some gentle mystery on the side. In the most recent addition to the series—Tainted Tokay—Benjamin Cooker travels abroad to Hungary while his trusty assistant Virgile stays at home. In this one, I learned a number of fun facts, as usual. Here are twelve of them.

  1. Some Bordeaux wine estates have cupolas—those are dome-like structures on the top of a building. These were once used to watch for thieves during the grape harvest.

  2. In the city of Bordeaux, the cupolas served to spot the arrival of merchant ships.

  3. The Prince of Transylvania gave King Louis XIV of France a bottle of Tokay wine from the Tokaj region in Hungary, which gave the wine

  4. click on the “12 facts” title to read the whole article

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Alaux-Balen

©David Nakache

 

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,
a red wine from Cahors
with smooth tannins and a balanced nose.

Goodreads

 

Buy the book | Find a local bookstore Find the book on Amazon Find the book on Barnes & Noble 

Follow Le French Book on Twitter  | on Facebook
Sign up to receive their latest news and deals.

 

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Win 10 mysteries with one review!

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all 10 Winemaker Detective mysteries
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