Tainted Tokay by Jean-Pierre Alaux, Noël Balen, Sally Pane (Translator) (Winemaker Detective Mysteries #11)
English | 2016 | Cozy Mystery | 1.12 MB
“A terrific series.” —New York Times bestseller William Martin
The gold standard in mysteries that dovetail travel, cuisine, and wine.
In between enjoying sumptuous food and wine, the Winemaker Detective grapples with deceit and deception in Old World Europe. France’s top wine expert Benjamin Cooker sets off to enjoy the delights of Vienna, a romantic ride down the Danube, a gourmand’s visit to Budapest, and a luxury train through the enchanting Hungarian countryside. All too soon, stolen wallets, disappearing passports, guides who are a bit too obliging, and murder mar the trip. Meanwhile, in Bordeaux, Cooker’s assistant handsome Virgile faces an annoying rival and a mildew crisis in the vineyards just as Cooker’s lab technician is the victim of a mugging. If you love cozy culinary mysteries, amateur detective stories, international mysteries with French flair, or anything wine-related, this made-for-TV series offers armchair travel at its best with gentle mysteries.