l Les Zinzins du Zinc: the guide to the best wine bars in France
27 August, 2008
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Published in French, this is nonetheless a useful guide to the best wine bars in regional France, compiled by food and wine writer Egmont Labadie and copiously illustrated by photographer Pierrick Bourgault. The pair travelled the French regions to find the pick of the nation's local wine bars - a tough job, but someone had to do it. The title translates, roughly, as Bartop Maniacs, and Labadie's writing focuses on the personalities of the people behind the establishments, a long with the usual useful information. Bourgault's photography - taken without flash and unposed - really conveys the atmosphere in the bars . All in all a comprehensive guide . Check out updates at []

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