Introduce Yourself to Peter Mayle
Later, came a collection of over 10 books, many with the same theme of his life in France, including Encore Provence, French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew; and The Good Year. In fact, the novel, The Good Year was the base of the 2006 film of the same name, starring Albert Finney, Russell Crowe, and Marion Cotillard. A must-see movie if you enjoy wine, travel, romance, and just a good heartfelt story.
Peter Mayle's books will take you on adventures throughout Europe, especially France and you will be eating and drinking well, done with humor and detail, while meeting many charming characters on the way.