Africa is home to millions of people who can only be described as masters of survival. Among them are remarkable individuals who have excelled in the most challenging of environments. Yet the story that comes out of Africa are often ones of war and hunger. Reality Bites shifts this focus. For a decade, the authors - two journalists and a photographer - have crisscrossed Africa to visit many of the hotspots.
But rather than letting themselves be absorbed by the misery, they have looked for people who insist on making a difference.
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Eric Miller is the owner and winemaker at Chaddsford Winery in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. A lifelong oenophile, Miller learned his craft in Francersquo;s prestigious Burgundy region and apprenticed at his familyrsquo;s Hudson Valley winery before hand-selecting his own terroir in southeastern Pennsylvania, where he founded Chaddsford Winery in 1982. His wines have been called ldquo;enchantingrdquo; and ldquo;perfectrdquo; by Gourmet, and have been featured in Food & Wine, The New York Times, and Philadelphia magazine. Eric has also been a leader in the development of premium viticulture in his home region, both as a board member of the Pennsylvania Commodities Council and past president and long time board member of the Pennsylvania Association of Winegrowers.