Vino Italiano Buying Guide

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Vino Italiano Buying Guide

The Ultimate Quick Reference to the Great Wines of Italy

By Joseph Bastianich; David Lynch

Clarkson Potter, Paperback, 9780307406507, 304pp.

Publication Date: August 26, 2008

From the Barolos of Piedmont to the Brunellos of Tuscany, Italian wines offer an incredible range of tempting choices. But how can you be sure to find the right bottle? In this pocket-sized buying guide--the companion to the award-winning "Vino Italiano--Italian wine experts Joseph Bastianich and David Lynch show you the way, with vibrant descriptions and authoritative information.
-Profiles of a wide range of Italy's leading wine producers and their best and most accessible wines
-Facts on availability, pricing, and even dining and accommodations
-At-a-glance symbols for rising stars, great values, and truly exceptional wineries
-An Italian wine-label decoder
-Ratings for recent vintages
-Extensive appendixes with detailed information about wine regions and classifications
-A Barolo and Barbaresco vineyard guide for aficionados