American Wino: A Tale of Reds, Whites, and One Man's Blues

Dan Dunn (Author)

Product Details

Dey Street Books
Publish Date
April 05, 2016
5.3 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.5 pounds

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[A] glorious book.--Vice
American Wino chronicles the funniest (and craziest) wine road trip since Sideways.--Food & Wine
American Wino is a surprisingly (trust me) emotional romp that's only partly Intro To Wine 101 and partly ... well, a very special noir...[it] more or less proves that John Steinbeck was right...You think you're taking the trip, but the trip takes you.--The Portland Phoenix
Dunn is good company, and his "American Wino" is a winning memoir of a man humbled (a little) by catastrophe.--Aspen Times
"If you want to learn about wine, this will do. If you want to learn about heartbreak and beauty, this will do better."--Joel Stein, Time Magazine
"I can think of no American more uniquely qualified nor eminently eager to guzzle free booze while living out of his car than Dan Dunn. This is debauchery of the finest kind. Hunter S. Thompson would be proud. And possibly a bit jealous."--Aisha Tyler, author of Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation
"Dan Dunn crisscrosses this great land, stopping just long enough to cop a buzz. If you're a hobo, or just know a hobo who loves to read, this book is for you."--Adam Carolla, author of Daddy, Stop Talking! and President Me
"Dunn has done it again. Drinking, geography, biochemistry, rampant Tindering and even more drinking. This is the ultimate oenophile's handbook, but purists beware - there's headaches and heartaches ahead."--John Oates, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer
"Nobody punishes his liver or his penis as consistently and with such commitment as Dan Dunn. I've seen it firsthand. The liver, that is, not the genitals. Ok, I've seen both. Join me in praying for Dan's liver and his penis. And in reading this hilarious and heartfelt book."--Nick Swardson, actor and comedian
"Dan Dunn is driving, and this trip through America's vineyards is a ride you want to join! Dan's got a little bit of crazy in him. His book has a lot of crazy in it. Plus, the dude's a great writer."--Neil Everett, ESPN's SportsCenter
"[AMERICAN WINO] is a captivating read. Dan is a master at dragging you along for this rocky and beautiful journey."--Maynard James Keenan, Tool
"It's hard out there for a pimp. But Dan Dunn is a Superpimp, and there ain't no stopping a Superpimp!"--DJ Paul, Academy Award winning founding member of Three 6 Mafia
"Can you discover a little about yourself as Dan Dunn discovers more about himself and also wine? Yes. I say just read [AMERICAN WINO]. It's funny, poignant and certainly more gooder than anything I ever wrote."--Glenn Howerton, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
"I know what to eat. What I've been missing is a guy who knows what to drink. Thank God for Dan Dunn!"--Phil Rosenthal, host of I'll Have What Phil's Having
"American Wino is just about the best road trip I've ever been on."--Maximillian Potter, author of Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine
"American Wino is for anyone who enjoys good storytelling, travel and reading with a smile on their face. It's Dunn's best book yet!"--chef and author of Good Food, Good Life
"I have raised a glass or two with Dan Dunn and now I am raising one in his honor. [American Wino] is hilarious, genuine and full of wine, just like its author."--Allison Janney, Emmy Award winning actress, star of CBS's Mom
This memoir will definitely make you laugh, and by the end you'll know a whole lot more about wine, to boot.--Bon AppΓ©tit