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Wine & Spirits

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  • The PDT Cocktail Book

    The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy

    Beautifully illustrated, beautifully designed, and beautifully crafted--just like its namesake--this is the ultimate bar book by NYC's most meticulous bartender.To say that PDT is a unique bar is an understatement. It recalls the era of hidden Prohibition speakeasies: to gain access, you walk into a raucous hot dog stand, step into a phone booth, and get permission to enter the serene cocktail ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • Stalin's Wine Cellar

    In the late 1990s, John Baker was known as a purveyor of quality rare and old wines. Always entrepreneurial and up for adventure, he was the perfect person for an occasional business partner to approach with a mysterious wine list that was foreign to anything John, or his second-in-command, Kevin Hopko, had ever come across.The list was discovered to be a comprehensive catalogue of the wine ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Widow Clicquot

    The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It

    The Widow Clicquot is the New York Times bestselling business biography of the visionary young widow who built a champagne empire, became a legend in her tumultuous times, and showed the world how to live with style.Tilar J. Mazzeo brings to life the woman behind the label, Barbe-Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin, in this utterly intoxicating book that is as much a fascinating journey through the process ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Halliday Wine Companion 2014

    Keenly anticipated each year by winemakers, collectors and wine lovers, the Australian Wine Companion is recognised nationally as the industry benchmark. The 2014 edition has been completely revised to bring you up-to-the-minute information.In his inimitable style, James Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine through detailed tasting notes, each with vintage-specific ratings and advice ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • To Sir, With Love

    Their online chemistry is nothing compared to their offline rivalry in this sparkling enemies-to-lovers rom-com!

    by Lauren Layne ...
    'A delight - as sweet and bubbly as a glass of champagne' Beth O'Leary'This is romantic comedy PERFECTION and if you don't read it, you really are missing out' 5* reader review**'The romance, writing style and wit in this book is second to none. I have nothing but praise for this book' 5* reader review'The overall feeling from reading this book is like being enveloped in a warm hug from that ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $7.99 AUD

  • Halliday Wine Companion 2017

    The Bestselling and Definitive Guide to Australian Wine

    The Halliday Wine Companion is the guide to Australian wine. Written by respected wine authority, critic and vigneron James Halliday, the book is keenly anticipated by winemakers, collectors and wine lovers each year, and is recognised nationally as the industry benchmark. The 2017 Halliday Wine Companion has been completely revised to bring you up-to-the-minute information, with over 9000 wines ... Read more

    $20.01 AUD

  • Classic Cocktails:150 Sensational Drink Recipes Shown in 250 Fabulous Photographs

    by Stuart Walton ...
    The ultimate bartenders guide how to create delicious drinks using spirits, liqueurs, wine, beers and mixers. There are instructions for making both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, accompanied by glorious photographs. All the best-loved cocktails are featured, as well as some more unusual drinks to try. Here are classic formulas of the 1920s Jazz Age such as White Lady and Maiden's Blush, ... Read more

    $0.87 AUD

  • Summer in the Vineyards

    a delicious summer tale of hidden secrets and eternal love

    A gorgeous novel set in the French countryside***.* Perfect for fans of The Keeper of Lost Things and The Hourglass.**Shauna Vincent has just learned that the job she set her heart on has gone to a well-connected rival. Devastated, she accepts an offer from an old family friend, and soon Shauna is deep in the French countryside with endless hours to explore the magical landscape around her. But ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Bad Mothers' Book Club

    A laugh-out-loud novel full of humour and heart

    **'**I needed a funny easy book because of the days we're living in and The Bad Mothers' Book Club was perfect.' Maria, 5 starsThe laugh-out-loud new comedy about family relationships from the ebook bestseller!Meet Emma, the new Mum on the block. Since moving to the Liverpudlian seaside after her husband's career change, her life consists of the following: long walks on the beach (with the dog), ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Halliday Wine Companion 2021

    The bestselling and definitive guide to Australian wine

    For over thirty years James Halliday has been Australia's most respected wine critic, and his Halliday Wine Companion is recognised as the industry benchmark for Australian wine. A best-selling annual, the Halliday Wine Companion is the go-to guide for wine ratings, regions, best varietals, winery reviews and a curated selection of the best wines in Australia. The 2021 edition has been completely ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • The Drunken Botanist

    by Amy Stewart ...
    **The Essential, New York Times–Bestselling Guide to Botany and Booze“A book that makes familiar drinks seem new again . . . Through this horticultural lens, a mixed drink becomes a cornucopia of plants.”—NPR's Morning Edition“Amy Stewart has a way of making gardening seem exciting, even a little dangerous.” —The New York Times**Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Art of Fermentation

    An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from around the World

    Winner of the 2013 James Beard Foundation Book Award for Reference and Scholarship, and a New York Times bestseller, The Art of Fermentation is the most comprehensive guide to do-it-yourself home fermentation ever published. Sandor Katz presents the concepts and processes behind fermentation in ways that are simple enough to guide a reader through their first experience making sauerkraut or yogurt ... Read more

    $47.95 AUD

  • Breakfast in Burgundy

    A Hungry Irishman in the Belly of France

    by Raymond Blake ...
    Laced with compelling writing about French food and its ways, Breakfast in Burgundy is part travel memoir, part foodie detective story, and part love song to Raymond’s adopted home. This book tells the story of the Blakes’ decision to buy a house in Burgundy. Raymond describes the moments of despair-such as the water leak that cost a fortune-and the fantastic times too.Blake has admitted to being ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • How To Brew

    Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time

    Fully revised and expanded, How to Brew is the definitive guide to making quality beers at home. Whether you want simple, sure-fire instructions for making your first beer, or you’re a seasoned homebrewer working with all-grain batches, this book has something for you. Palmer adeptly covers the full range of brewing possibilities—accurately, clearly and simply. From ingredients and methods to ... Read more

    $27.60 AUD

  • Distilling Made Easy

    by James Newton ...
    series James Newton - Wines, Spirits & Alcohol #2
    This book has been formulated to help those who are brave enough to attempt the great art of distilling. For many years the information gathered in this book has been privileged knowledge for the craftsmen who cook up our favourite tipples like, Scotch whisky, Irish and American whiskey, Vodka, Rum, Grappa, Raki, Akvavit, Poteen, but know it has been translated into a guide where home based stills ... Read more

    $2.76 AUD

  • The Little Black Book of Cocktails

    Here's to cocktails! Mix them, drink them, enjoy them. This bestselling Little Black Book includes more than 150 recipes for classic cocktails, martinis, punches, tropical drinks (with or without umbrellas), dessert drinks, naughty-sounding cocktails (like "Between the Sheets" and "French Kiss"), tips on cocktail culture, a glossary, and amusing anecdotes. Helpful index includes listings of ... Read more

    $5.92 AUD

  • From the Oven to the Table

    Simple dishes that look after themselves: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    by Diana Henry ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'For bung-it-in-the-oven cooks everywhere, this is a must-have book: Diana Henry has a genius for flavour.' - Nigella Lawson-The Sunday Times Best Cookbooks of the Year'This might be Henry's most useful book yet, which is saying something.' - The Sunday Times-Guardian's Best Cookbooks and ... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Billionaire's Vinegar

    The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine

    The rivetingly strange story of the world's most expensive bottle of wine, and the even stranger characters whose lives have intersected with it.The New York Times bestseller, updated with a new epilogue, that tells the true story of a 1787 Château Lafite Bordeaux—supposedly owned by Thomas Jefferson—that sold for $156,000 at auction and of the eccentrics whose lives intersected with it.Was it ... Read more

    $18.14 AUD

  • The Best Man Plan

    A 'sweet and hot friends-to-lovers story' set in a gorgeous vineyard!

    by Jaci Burton ...
    series Boots and Bouquets
    If you love Holly Martin, Sarah Morgan and Jill Shalvis, you'll love Jaci Burton!What readers are saying about The Best Man Plan!'A lovely fun read full of extremely likeable characters who make the book an absolute joy to read''I loved every minute of it and didn't want it to end''A sweet and hot friends-to-lovers story. I can't wait to see the next story'<... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Art of Distilling Whiskey and Other Spirits: An Enthusiast's Guide to the Artisan Distilling of Potent Potables

    An Enthusiast's Guide to the Artisan Distilling of Potent Potables

    This book is a backstage pass into the world of small-scale distilling of whiskies, gins, vodkas, brandies, and more. The reader, the ultimate spirits aficionado, will learn how water and grain are transformed into the full range exquisite, timeless liquors. There are few books available that explore the actual craft of distilling in such detail. Most of the other spirits books chronicle the ... Read more

    $30.02 AUD

  • Order, Order!

    The Rise and Fall of Political Drinking

    by Ben Wright ...
    Britain's first Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, smuggled wine up the Thames with the help of the Navy. Tony Blair confessed that a stiff drink and half a bottle of wine a night had become a helpful crutch while in office. Joseph Stalin flushed out traitors with vodka. The disintegration of Richard Nixon and Boris Yeltsin was largely down to drink. Winston Churchill was famous for his drinking, ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD

  • Mocktails

    More Than 50 Recipes for Delicious Non-Alcoholic Cocktails, Punches, and More

    by Richard Man ...
    Drinks with All the Tastiness of a Well-Formed Craft Cocktail, but Without the Alcohol!Choosing to be alcohol-free is becoming more and more popular, and the range of non-alcoholic drink options is growing steadily in the stores. But many of us are still in doubt when it comes to combining drinks with food. Water, juice, and possibly non-alcoholic beer are probably the options most of us who ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Wine Folly

    A Visual Guide to the World of Wine

    The perfect gift for wine lovers and anyone looking to improve their understanding of the world of wine.A Fortnum & Mason Drink Book of the YearRed or white? Cabernet or Merlot? Medium or full-bodied?Drinking great wine isn't hard, but finding a great wine is much easier when you understand the fundamentals.Using visual infographics, charts and maps, the expert founders of Wine Folly have created ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Gin Made Me Do It: 60 Beautifully Botanical Cocktails

    by Jassy Davis ...
    2016 was officially the “year of gin” in the UK, with sales topping £1 billion! The brilliantly botanical spirit is much more than tonic’s sidekick, it’s sophisticatedly sippable, and adds depth and flavour to any drink.This beautifully illustrated book will introduce you to a host of cocktails from the classic to the cutting edge, and showcase the versatile potential of gin.In Gin Made Me Do It, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD