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Been doon so long--

a Randall Grahm vinthology

by Randall Grahm

  • 389 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wine and wine making -- Humor,
  • Wine and wine making -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRandall Grahm ; foreword by Hugh Johnson.
    GenreHumor., Miscellanea.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6237 .G73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23056754M
    ISBN 109780520259560
    LC Control Number2009003864
    OCLC/WorldCa301948369

      The other side of Been Doon So Long is meditative, serious -- which is to say, witty, somewhat less goofy, and only a touch softer on the tannins. On page two of his introduction, Grahm starts with his own shortcomings. In essence, he wouldn't have had to become the writer and marketing savant he is had his wines been as wonderful as he'd .   His collected writings were published in book form in as “Been Doon So Long” and won Grahm a James Beard Award. He created the Big House line of wines, which offered high quality at.

    National Lampoon's Doon is a parody of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel Dune, written by Ellis Weiner and published in by Pocket Books for National was reprinted by Grafton Books (ISBN ) in In William F. Touponce called the book "something of a tribute to Herbert's success on college campuses", noting that "the only other book Author: Ellis Weiner. Scopri Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology di Randall Grahm, Hugh Johnson: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da 29€ spediti da : Randall Grahm.

    Near the end of the book, when Lina and Doon are being sought by the guards, Doon convinces Lina that the two of them should leave Ember ASAP and oh so alone. Doon's reasoning goes back to what he feels he deserves for his achievements: "We can get away from the guards and leave our message behind us.   We’ve been long-time fans of Doon around here, so we’re happy to report that the book series is being adapted into a television show!. Since the first book Author: Karen Rought.


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Been Doon So Long, A Been doon so long-- book Grahm Vinthology is not Wine For Dummies; but if you have someone in your life who loves wine or literature, or in a perfect world loves both, this book would make an incredible gift that will be appreciated greatly/5(7).

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Been Doon So Long, A Randall Grahm Vinthology is not Wine For Dummies; but if you have someone in your life who loves wine or literature, or in a perfect world loves both, this book would make an incredible gift that will be appreciated greatly/5(7). Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me the title is already a pure poetry.

And everything that you may find inside is thoroughly innovative and absolutely and fantastically postmodern but the tale is about the retreating into the past beat generation A requiem of sorts/5.

Other pieces offer a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Rhone Ranger wine movement and of Bonny Doon itself, told through the story of its adventurous wine labels. Been Doon So Long is a highly entertaining journey to find the "truth of all things that may be found in the unlikely medium of a wineglass.

Randall is also an incredible wordsmith and uses a plethora of literary devices to create additional layers of depth to the humor and the story. What I ultimately derived from Been Doon So Long it is that when you attempt to create a dream, the road is not direct and the greatest impediment to success is often yourself.

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There are a lot of good ideas in the book, but they’re so elaborately oaked, so intervened with in bells and whistles, that it’s hard to appreciate them; their terroir is masked by percent charred new prose.

Sometimes, in writing as in wine, less is more. Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology”. Been Doon So Long by Randall Grahm,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(23). It has been a long, relationship I have with myself that has slightly gone off the rails.

5 It is a bit know that life at the Doon has been very tough for the last several years on many levels, It has bothered me that these days I seem to have so very little to say; it’s a worry that the creative well has perhaps at.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology by Randall Grahm and R. Grahm (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. "Randall Grahm is the Willy Wonka of the wine world, and Been Doon So Long is intelligent, insightful, and mischievous.

It's a work of genius."--Jamie Goode, author of The Science of Wine. Read. Randall Grahm BEEN DOON SO LONG A Randall Grahm Vinthology 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover California University of California Press Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Owner inscription on half title Rating: % positive.

Long a fan of Bonny Doon, it cheered me to find Randall Grahm's writing just as irreverent and delicious as his approach to wine.

Kathleen Flinn, author of "The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry" Randall Grahm is the Willy Wonka of the wine world, and "Been Doon So Long" is intelligent, insightful, and mischievous. It's a work of genius.5/5(1).

Other pieces offer a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Rhone Ranger wine movement and of Bonny Doon itself, told through the story of its adventurous wine labels.

"Been Doon So Long" is a highly entertaining journey to find the 'truth of all things that may be found in the unlikely medium of a wineglass'. show more/5(23). Reading Randall Grahm’s recently released book, Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology, is more than a little like having a conversation with him.

From the very beginning. His newsletters and articles were collected and published as the award-winning book, "Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology" in In The Culinary Institute of America inducted him into the Vintner’s Hall of Fame.

He currently lives in Santa Cruz with his partner Chinshu and their daughter, Amélie. ReferencesBorn: April 4, (age 66), Los Angeles, CA. Been Doon So Long Book.

Join our Email list. Sign up now for news and special offers. (we don't share your email with anyone)Brand: Compass Wines. Randall Grahm, celebrated winemaker of Bonny Doon Vineyard, is betting the farm on one big, beautiful idea: his new book, Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology, he shares his witty, irreverent, and thoroughly refreshing take on the making of truly great wine.

Anyone who has ever enjoyed a Bonny Doon wine could find something to like about Been Doon So Long. Grahm relates wine to the worlds of song, story, stage and screen in a most entertaining fashion.

In a way, this book exhibits Grahm’s roots and influences in the same way wine exhibits the roots and influences of the grapes. I’ve been asked by my colleagues to write about the recent James Beard award for Been Doon So Long, presumably to not so discreetly draw attention to this highly creditable third party endorsement.1,2 I presume they are hoping to get from me something like a sincere lump-in-the-throat profession of pride; maybe a gracious conveyance of thanks to the legions of supporters of the book.

Californian wine producer Randall Grahm studied liberal arts, leading to a job sweeping the floor at a Beverly Hills wine merchant's. He returned to university to study plant sciences, and in established Bonny Doon Vineyard, whose essence is to “voyage into areas which may have been beyond our previous realm of experience”.

Grahm documents the trip in his just-released book .The best books on wine, as recommended by winemaker Randall Grahm. What’s so amazing about the book is its compendious nature. It really covers so much. The descriptions are very to the point and I love the beautiful production values of the book.

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