Feb 19, 2010

GIVEAWAY: Corked, A Memoir by Kathryn Borel


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I have an extra copy of
Corked: A Memoir by Kathryn Borel to give away. Travel with the author and her outrageous father through the wine vineyards of southern France.

"Corked is a fevered road trip that takes us deep into the heat of family mystery, emotional thirst, and, in luscious counterpoint, the vineyards of southern France. Kathryn Borel is a caustically witty companion, who writes with unsentimental, unsparing insight bout the distant, inscrutable father traveling beside her." - Leanne Shapton, author of Was She Pretty?

"A funny, quirky, bitersweet memoir full of wry wisdom on the subjects of wine, grief, memory, France, and family." - Jay McInerney, author of A Hedonist in the Cellar.

To enter the giveaway for this hardcover book, published 2009 by the Hachette Book Group:  1) leave a comment telling me briefly about a favorite wine, and leave your email address. 2) For an extra point, become a follower or let me know if you already follow.

U.S. addresses only, and no P.O. boxes, please. The giveaway contest runs through March 4; the winner will be notified by email and must reply by March 6. A new winner will be chosen after then.

Please enter, and good luck!

UPDATE: The winner chosen by Randomizer is Rose City Reader. Congrats!
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16 comments:

  1. Cool, I have added your givaway link to my blog so I can share it with my friends and family...

    BTW, we have made a button so you can post it on your blog to keep track of the latest giveaway in just one click. The button automatically updates the graphics and the links monthly, so you don't have to do anything after you put the button on your sidebar.

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  2. I love Cavit Pinot Grigio. It's just enough of sweet and tarte. I absolutely love it and it goes great with a Friday night movie :). I am following you now.

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  3. I love all reds. And I'm going to France in May, so I'd love to get to read this first :)
    stacybooks at yahoo

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  4. I belong to a wine club from Madonna Winery in Sonoma Valley. I love their Gefurtztramiener and Pinot Grigio. They grow their grapes organically which I love.

    bstilwell12 at comcast dot net

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  5. I hope this doesn't count against me, but I really don't like wine. I love to read thought:) I am a follower and I will share on twitter @bangersis1231

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  6. I follow your blog
    dmkayes@gmail.com

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  7. I particularly like a Chardonnay. I'd love to get my hands on this.


    mystica123athotmaildotcom

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  8. I like Chardonnay and I'm not above buying a little Three Buck Chuck
    annarudow at gmail dot com

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  9. Domaine Drouhin Pinot Noir is my favorite wine. Oregon is famous for its pinots, and DD's is the best of the best. I only wish I could afford to drink it. :)

    And, yes, i am a follower.

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  10. Doh! Forgot my email:

    gdumas (at) q (dot) com

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  11. Chardonnays and I drink Champagne too!

    I am a follower-
    cymlowell@gmail.com

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  12. I just became a new follower!

    lag110@mchsi.com

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  13. I love Chocolate Box Shiraz. It is absolutely scrumptious!

    lag110@mchsi.com

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  14. Pinot Grigio is my wine of choice.

    And Steele Vineyards as its my last name (alas no relation).

    I visited the Loire Valley and it was so beautiful.

    steele85@gmail.com

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  15. Harvee -- I finally read and reviewed this book last week. Here is my review on Rose City Reader.

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