“Every wine tells a story”. Not your boring old wine book…

I’m now officially an “international wine expert”. That’s what it says on the cover of  Tara Devon O’Leary’s new book, “Every wine tells a Story”. Well, it doesn’t name me directly on the cover but I was one of the contributors for Tara’s book and I’m very excited to see my name in a book ( and no, my high school yearbook, doesn’t count).

When Tara asked me to write a short post about my favourite wine experience of the year, I wasn’t really sure how to go about it. I get to do so many fun things with and around wine that it was hard for me to pin down a ‘favourite experience’ but try I did and came up with the video that Eat Like a Girl and I made last year. You know, the one where I’m dressed up as a gorilla.

Tara got 28 other wine pros, not only based in London but also from around the world. She has everyone from Steven Spurrier, renowned wine consultant and write to Assaf Dudai, who writes for the latest I-Phone wine app, Haidu to contribute their stories. It was fun to read about everyone’s vinous adventures and occasional mishaps. Whether it was red wine or white wine, sparkling or sweet, practically every wine style you can think of is in there.

I’m sure Tara’s book is going to be a bestseller, how could it not be with such stellar contributors? You can find out more on FB here, buy the book from Lulu.com or read up on the contributors here.


  1. Love the sound of the book. Congrats for seeing your name in print!

  2. Sounds great and congratulations to Tara. She asked me to contribute, but I was far too busy and missed her deadline. Shame, as I had a really great wine story to tell.
    Best wishes

    • Shame you missed out as all the contributors in London are getting together for a congratulatory glass or two of champange. Next time! 😀


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