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(Filipino) Arturo G. Pacho. In High Spirits: Tropical Wines of the Philippines

An import from the Philippines!

Embark upon an adventurous journey through the islands of the Philippines and explore the taste, aroma, and high spirits that dwell in each bottle of native tropical wines. From the cultural treasures of tapuy, basi and tuba to daring new wines from rare fruits and staple crops, these tropical wines follow the arrival of Filipino food, heralded as a new and exciting culinary frontier.

Learn how traditional wines changed Philippine history in the fight for independence, examine their socioeconomic aspects, and marvel in the ingenious techniques used to create delicious wines found nowhere else. Beautifully photographed and meticulously researched, In High Spirits is an illuminating homage to the pride, creativity and resourcefulness of Filipino wine makes and their fine yet unsung wines.

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