Oz Clarke's New Wine Atlas
Wines and Wine Regions of the World
By Oz Clarke
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780151009138, 336pp.)
Publication Date: November 2002
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Fundamental to the understanding of wine is a sense of place. Knowing which country, which region, which vineyard, and even which hillside a wine comes from adds enormously to the pleasure of drinking it. Through its unique cartography--more than seventy-five spectacular, hand-painted panoramic maps--and Oz Clarke's lively and opinionated prose, this revolutionary atlas illustrates and explains the vital connections between the land, the winemaker, and the wine.
This edition has been completely revised, updated, and expanded, with a closer look at Napa and Sonoma, and new maps for Chile, Argentina, and elsewhere. No other book maps the world of wine as vividly, and no wine library is complete without Oz Clarke's New Wine Atlas.
Oz Clarke, one of the world's leading wine experts, is a featured advisor to winetoday.com, the New York Times wine Web site, and he has won all the major wine writing awards. He lives in West London. Margaret Rand is an award-winning wine writer and a former editor of Wine magazine, Wine & Spirit International and Whisky magazine. She contributes to a wide range of wine publications and Internet sites and has been general editor, then wine editor of Oz Clarke's Wine Buying Guide for the last 11 editions. Margaret has also worked as an editor on several other Oz Clarke titles.
PRAISE FOR OZ CLARKE'S WINE ATLAS (1995)
"The most exciting worldwide collection of wine maps ever."--Wine Spectator
PRAISE FOR OZ CLARKE'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GRAPES
"Authoritative . . . Offers in-depth information about today's most important grape varieties."--Anthony Dias Blue, Orient Express Magazine