"Extremely Pale Rose " follows Jamie Ivey' s charming journey as he, his wife, Tanya, and their hilariously debauched friend, Peter, travel the south of France in search of the palest of rose s. Far from the plonk he' s used to, Jamie finds something fantastic about a cool, pale rose on a hot day. Due to a translation mishap, Jamie is taunted by a local vintner that there is no paler rose than hers and embarks on a quest to find one. Setting off on a ramshackle tour of France in search of the elusive bottle that meets the standards set, they visit main rose producing areas and through eccentric locals discover much the regions have to offer. With wit, candor, and wonderful storytelling, Jamie Ivey maintains a tradition of excellence in food and travel writing. Readers are left with dreams of France, summer days, baguettes, and--extremely pale rose .Ivey, Jamie is the author of 'Extremely Pale Rose A Very French Adventure', published 2007 under ISBN 9780312369316 and ISBN 031236931X.