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  Photos courtesy of Abrams Books

Photos courtesy of Abrams Books

The Wines of My Life by Éric Beaumard

In this new illustrated memoir from Frenchman Éric Beaumard, of Michelin-rated Le Cinq at the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris, the celebrated sommelier reveals his full-fledged love affair with wine, using 75 prestige vintages to reflect on his journey from cook’s apprentice to one of the world’s most venerated somms. His is a journey of absolute passion—and very good taste.