And Johnna Turiano, for your patience, love, and support, without which nothing would be possible.
The wisdom and wine are all yours, the faults and
Merci mille fois
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Peter Lewis is a successful restaurateur and restaurant industry consultant. He was a contributing editor for
Virtuoso Travel & Life
, for which he wrote the column “Wine Country Notebook.” His work has also appeared in
Dead in the Dregs
is his first novel. He lives in Seattle.
Copyright © 2010 by Peter Lewis
The author would like to thank John Wiley & Sons, Inc. for permission to use a passage from
Knowing and Making Wine
by Emile Peynaud, translated from the French by Alan Spencer. Published by John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1984.
Most of this narrative takes place in the California wine country and on the Côte d’Or in France. Liberties have been taken in portraying these landscapes and their wineries, restaurants, and institutions. The world represented, while bearing some similarity to reality, is fictitious, as are its characters and events. Any resemblance to actual incidents or to actual persons living or dead is entirely coincidental.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Lewis, Peter, 1952-
Dead in the dregs : a Babe Stern mystery / by Peter Lewis.
eISBN : 978-1-582-43691-3
1. Wine writers—Crimes against—Fiction. 2. Vintners—Fiction. 3. Wine and wine making—Fiction. 4. Napa Valley (Calif.)—Fiction. 5. Burgundy (France)—Fiction. I. Title.
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