The Bordeaux Betrayal: A Wine Country Mystery
Pocket, 2009 (2008)
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Reviewed by Bob Walch
ere's the perfect mystery to pair with a bottle of Merlot or prehaps an unpretentious Chardonnay. In the latest of her
mystery series, Ellen Crosby blends Virginia viticulture with history and wine lore. Lucie Montgomery is shocked to discover the body of historian Valerie Beauvais near her vineyard.
he previous evening the dead woman had been involved in a verbal brawl with a noted wine critic on the grounds of George Washington's Mount Vernon. Supposedly Valerie knew the secret about a priceless Bordeaux Thomas Jefferson had purportedly purchased for President Washington.
he rare vintage from Colonial times lies at the heart of this engaging mystery that encompasses fermenting family secrets, eccentric winemakers, international wine industry
and, of course, murder!
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