A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours
Praise For Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours…
Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Hall of Fame for Best Wine Book
Wine & Spirits magazine, Best Drinks Book
Roederer Awards, Faiveley International Wine Book of the Year
OIV Awards, Best Viticulture Book
Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards, Best Drink Book
André Simon Awards, Best Drink Book
A fantastic Christmas present for any wine geek, and one that will provide an endless source of fiendish questions for quiz-setters
— The Guardian
‘A magnificent achievement: colossally informative, illuminating and intriguing
This book is a thing of beauty - classic, well written and splendidly illustrated - and will be a point of reference for decades to come.
— Bordeaux Undiscovered
“The most important wine book in years.
— Tom Wark, Fermentation
Ecco, 9780062206367, 1280pp.
Publication Date: November 6, 2012
About the Author
Jancis Robinson is a Master of Wine, the Financial Times wine writer, and the author/editor of dozens of wine books, including The Oxford Companion to Wine and The World Atlas of Wine. Her award-winning website, www.JancisRobinson.com, has subscribers in more than 100 countries.
Julia Harding, a Master of Wine, linguist, and fastidious editor, is Jancis Robinson's full-time assistant and associate palate. In this book, she has gathered the most up-to-date statistics about wine-grape plantings in every corner of the planet as well as unearthing recommended wine producers for almost every grape variety.
José Vouillamoz worked with the groundbreaking team of grape geneticists at the University of California, Davis, and is a botanist and grape expert with an international reputation.