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Billy Kay & Cailean Maclean - Knee Deep in Claret (2nd Hand Paperback)

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SKU B002540

Subtitled : A celebration of Wine & Scotland.

This is the definitive book for lovers of wine, France & Scotland and the perfect companion with which to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the Auld Alliance.

Richly illustrated it investigates the fascinating history of the Scots drouth for the great wines of the world and celebrates our imbibing tradition in poetry, prose & song.

A very thoroughly researched book. However, above all, like wine, it is to be enjoyed.

  • Format : Larger 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Good (Very slight older book whiff, not unpleasant)
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Scotland
  • Published : 1983 (This revised edition 1994 - Auld Alliance Publishing. Signed by Billy Kay)
  • ISBN : 9780952362609
  • SKU : B002540
  • PPC : SP800gm
  • RRP : Unknown
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

Slightly glossy & fully illustrated. Piss-poor front cover design. 267pp.

External Reviews

"First class insight to Scotland’s long history in wine links to France, incredible stories, an important book to remind us of our heritage and how we lost it in the 20th century." - Goodreads Review.

"A beautifully illustrated book . . . written in a style that makes the subject a living thing" - The Grapevine.

"A joyous romp." - Aberdeen Evening Express.

The Author

Billy Kay is a Scottish writer, broadcaster and language activist. he studied English literature at the University of Edinburgh. His study on the history and current status of the Lowland Scots language, Scots: The Mither Tongue, is his most notable work and it was later adapted for a television series.

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