The Winemaker

As his father’s second-born son, Josep Alvarez will not inherit his family’s land in the tiny grape-growing village of Santa Eulália. In love but unable to support a wife, he is caught up in the meatgrinder of the Carlist War. How he survives a bloody political intrigue and evolves into a maker of fine wines becomes a story that Noah Gordon has described as his love letter to Spain.

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    Historical Fiction

    “Conciseness is Gordon’s greatest skill. He unfolds a plot branching out far, until a panoramic view of a world past emerges—as vivid as the great realistical novels of the 19th century.”

    Welt am Sonntag (Germany)

    “So suspenseful that you cannot put it down.”

    Leipziger Volkszeitung (Germany)