RSC Publishing are delighted to have received two prestigious honours at the Gourmand Awards, the world platform for promoting cookbooks and wine books with exceptional credentials and visibility, in Paris on 23 February 2013.
Voted by the international judging panel, including Edouard Cointreau, Alcohol and its Role in the Evolution of Human Society (by Ian Hornsey, ISBN 9781849731614) was chosen Best in the World in the ‘Drink History’ category beating titles from China, New Zealand, France and USA. Edouard commented what an ‘outstanding’ contribution to the literature this book is and everyone in the business has a duty to read it.
The ‘Chocolate’ category was hotly contested and Chocolate as Medicine (by Philip Wilson and William J Hurst, ISBN 9781849734110) was voted Best in the UK, 2nd Best in the World against six strong titles from Belgium, Brazil, China, Cuba, Hong Kong and Italy.
The authors of these books are to be congratulated for their original, inspiring and thought provoking works and for making it possible for RSC Publishing to reach a wider audience.
You can obtain your copy of either of these titles by using the following links:
Alcohol and its Role in the Evolution of Human Society: http://www.rsc.org/shop/books/2012/9781849731614.asp
Chocolate as Medicine: http://www.rsc.org/shop/books/2012/9781849734110.asp