Richard Mayson one of the world's leading authorities on Madeira has written a unique book on the island of Madeira and its wines and explains what it is that makes Madeira so special. Richard is a lecturer and consultant on wine, writing articles for Decanter and The World of Fine Wine magazine, award-winning author of five books on wine, Chair of the Decanter World Wine Awards for Port & Madeira Wine. 'Madeira: The Islands and their Wines' Mayson's latest book is a very fine, concise and up-to-date introduction to Madeira. "There is a depth of knowledge and information in this book delivered with a limpidity that I found captivating." Jancis Robinson
Laced with compelling writing about French food and its ways, Breakfast in Burgundy is part travel memoir, part foodie detective story, and part love song to Raymond’s adopted home. This book tells the story of the Blakes’ decision to buy a house in Burgundy. Raymond describes the moments of despair—such as the water leak that cost a fortune—and the fantastic times too. Each book is signed.