Larousse Wine: The World's Greatest Vines, Estates, and Regions (Hardcover)

The World's Greatest Vines, Estates, and Regions

By Clarkson Potter (Manufactured by)

Clarkson Potter Publishers, 9780307952226, 526pp.

Publication Date: October 25, 2011



From the renowned experts of all things gustatory, Larousse Wine reveals to oenophiles the secrets of the world of wine--just as the legendary Larousse Gastronomique satisfies the culinary curiosity of gourmands across the globe. This lavishly illustrated reference covers every winemaking region, both established and emerging--from Europe and the Americas to Africa and the Far East--delving deep into practical information on grapes and vineyards, cellaring and vintages, while regaling readers with the history of some of the world's most sought-after bottles. Destined to become an instant classic, Larousse Wine is a must-have guide for every wine enthusiast, whether amateur or longtime collector, to savor.

About the Author

LIBRARIE LAROUSSE, the creator of the illustrious Larousse Gastronomique, brought together a stellar committee of experts--including master sommeliers and scores of writers, researchers, editors, photographers, illustrators, and translators--to write Larousse Wine