The Vintner's Luck Author:Elizabeth Know "This is a gorgeous novel: as fine, rich, satiny and unpredictable as the vintages that it describes.... From our unquenched thirst to wrestle an accommodation between the human and the divine is born this textured, beautifully written exploration of the inexplicable, into which is woven an all-too-human chronicle of burning desire, violence, mu... more »rderousness, bitter jealousy, curiosity, sexual deviation, shame and a fidelity of a sort. Ambition and unconventional. The Vintner's Luck could easily have crashed. Instead, it soars. The Time, UK.