Book Review: Once Upon A Wine

Title: Once Upon A Wine
27209421Author: Beth Kendrick
336 pages, publication date July 26, 2016
Genre: Women's Fiction

Note: I received this book from NetGalley to facilitate my review. I received no other compensation, and all opinions are my own. 

From Goodreads:

Cammie Breyer needs a big glass of cabernet—her restaurant failed and her chef boyfriend left for a hotter kitchen. Just when she thinks she’s hit rock bottom, her Aunt Ginger calls with a surprise. She’s bought a vineyard—in Delaware. At Ginger’s command, Cammie returns to Black Dog Bay, the seaside town where she spent her childhood summers with her aunt and her cousin, Kat.

The three women reunite, determined to succeed. There’s only one little problem: None of them knows the first thing about wine making. And it turns out, owning a vineyard isn’t all wine and roses. It’s dirt, sweat, and desperation. Every day brings financial pitfalls, unruly tourists, romantic dilemmas, and second thoughts.  But even as they struggle, they cultivate hidden talents and new passions. While the grapes ripen under the summer sun, Cammie discovers that love, like wine, is layered, complex, delicious, and worth waiting for…

What a fun read!! This is another book set in Black Dog Bay, but it's not necessary that you've read her other books before reading this one (though I definitely recommend her books!) This book was a perfect easy summer read,with delightful characters (especially Jacques, the French Bulldog!), a story that kept you reading, and a little bit of romance thrown in with all that wine! Ian and Cammie were adorable--they allong with Jacques, of course, were my favorite characters. I did also really kike Kat--she had more depth as a character than your typical chick lit romance book.

Though I was pretty sure I knew what was going to happen, I thoroughly enjoyed this book! It made my heart happy, and was the perfect read when I had a busy, stressful week, because it was such a relaxing and fun read. I definitely recommend you add this book to your summer list!

5 stars

Happy Reading!