Now in Paperback! The first in a new series by our beloved chronicler of French food and wine, Peter Mayle--a novel that takes us from California to Provence to Bordeaux on the trail of a rare wine collection that has mysteriously vanished.
From Hollywood to Marseille with delicious stops in between, Peter Mayle's latest novel is filled with the culinary delights and entertaining characters that make him our treasured chronicler of French food and life. The story begins high above Los Angeles at the impressive wine cellar of lawyer Danny Roth. Unfortunately, after inviting the Los Angeles Times to write an extensive profile extolling the liquid treasures of his collection, Roth finds himself the victim of a world-class wine heist. Enter Sam Levitt, former lawyer and wine connoisseur, who follows leads to Bordeaux and Provence. The unraveling of the ingenious crime is threaded through with Mayle's seductive rendering of France's sensory delights--even the most sophisticated of oenophiles will learn a thing or two from this vintage work by a beloved author.