November 23, 2008: The Wine Snob’s Dictionary by David Kamp and David Lynch (Broadway Books, NY; $12.95)

Notes on a Cellar-Book by George Saintsbury, edited and annotated by Thomas Pinney (UC Press, Berkeley)

Artisanal Cocktails by Scott Beattie (Ten Speed Press, San Francisco; $24.95)

The Essential Cocktail by Dale Degroff (Clarkson Potter, NY; $35)

November 29, 2006: The Oxford Companion to Wine, Third Edition, edited by Jancis Robinson (Oxford University Press, $65)

November 03, 2004: Wine books sparkle like champagne