Style, Wine News / July 28, 2016

Women’s History Month Reading List

Wine Sisterhood Women's History Month Reading List

Imagine this: you, your favorite comfy couch, a tall glass of wine and an inspiring book to get lost in (roaring fireplace and foot massage, optional). If you’ve been searching for your next great read to cozy up with, you’ve come to the right place!

We’re back with another Wine Sisterhood reading list! This month, our focus is female memoirs, biographies and autobiographies in honor of Women’s History month. Below are some titles that our team loves, along with a matching wine pairing because, well, this is the Wine Sisterhood. Enjoy!

Dust Tracks on a Road with Girl & Dragon Cabernet

Mary Ann

Book: “Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography” by Zora Neale Hurston

Pair it with: Girl & Dragon Cabernet Sauvignon

“Warm, witty, imaginative, and down-to-earth by turns, this is a rich and winning book by one of our genuine, Grade A, folk writers.” — The New Yorker

Soviet Cooking with Girl & Dragon Pinot Grigio


Book: “Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing” by Anya Von Bremzen

Pair it with: Girl & Dragon Pinot Grigio

“An ambitious food memoir that is also a meticulously researched history of the Soviet Union…a meditation on culinary nostalgia.” — Julia Moskin, New York Times

Straight on till Morning with Purple Cowboy Trail Boss Cabernet


Book: “Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham” by Mary S. Lovell

Pair it with: Purple Cowboy Trail Boss Cabernet

“An engrossing biography of a legendary beauty and achiever who lived fully her 84 years.” — Publishers Weekly

Lots of Candles with Middle Sister Sweet & Sassy Moscato


Book: “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake” by Anna Quindlen

Pair it with: Middle Sister Sweet & Sassy Moscato

“A reporter by training, a storyteller at heart, [Quindlen’s] writing is personal, humorous, and thought-provoking.” — The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Girl in a Band with Middle Sister Forever Cool Merlot


Book: “Girl in a Band: A Memoir” by Kim Gordon

Pair it with: Middle Sister Forever Cool Merlot

“Engaging and surprisingly intimate.”—Vanity Fair

Amercanah with Girl & Dragon Malbec


Book: “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Pair it with: Girl & Dragon Malbec

“[A] knockout of a novel about immigration, American dreams, the power of first love, and the shifting meanings of skin color. . . . A marvel.” — NPR

Bossypants with Middle Sister Rebel Red Blend


Book: “Bossypants” by Tina Fey

Pair it with:Middle Sister Rebel Red Blend

““Bossypants” isn’t a memoir. It’s a spiky blend of humor, introspection, critical thinking and Nora Ephron-isms for a new generation.” – Janet Maslin, New York Times

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Check out all of our reading lists for even more book recommendations!


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