Drinking With the Saints
The Sinner’s Guide to a Holy Happy Hour
By Michael P. Foley
Regnery History, 2015
487 pages, $26.99
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In September 2015, Pope Francis canonized Father Junípero Serra for his extraordinary missionary efforts in bringing the Gospel to present-day California. Wine enthusiasts, however, can also celebrate the fact that it was Serra, and his fellow Franciscans, that brought the first wine grapes to the region. This is one of many fun-filled facts in Michael Foley’s Drinking With the Saints: The Sinner’s Guide to a Holy Happy Hour.
Foley’s book tells the storied past of wine, beer and spirits, and it also serves as an actual recipe guide...READ MORE