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Publisher: Mitchell Beazley ISBN. To mark this, Cyril Ray was asked to put together pieces that had already been published in the magazine in a hardback book, The Compleat Imbiber.

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The Compleat Imbiber 2. An Entertainment by Ray, Cyril and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ray, Cyril, Compleat imbiber. New York, Rinehart [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. The New Compleat Imbiber: A Literary Anthology by Cyril Ray and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Cyril Ray (16 March – 24 September ) was an English author and journalist.

After a spell as a war reporter, and then a foreign correspondent he became best known for writing about food and, especially, wine. He became a wine writer almost randomly, and had strong interests in other spheres such as military history and riding.

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THE COMPLEAT IMBIBER: 1 ( Putnam) contributors incl: John Betjeman, Nancy Mitford, John Aelott, A P herbert, T E B Clarke, Sir Compton Mackenzie, Kenneth Tynan, Humphrey Lyttleton, Paul Jennings. Illustrations by: Gerard Hoffnung, Kenneth Rowntree, Edward Bawden, John Minton, Nicholas Bentley, and others.

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On the evidences of having spat too close in the tasting-room of a first-growth château. This purple spot. Upon my shirt. That otherwise appears so neat — This mark is not, As you think, dirt: No, it is 63 Lafite.

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Because Isaak Walton’s book title has remained so well-known, one unexpected result has been that the word in that spelling and in that old sense has been taken as a model in modern times.

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