Bettane And Desseauve's Guide To The Wines Of France

by Michel Bettane, Thierry Desseauve

Stewart, Tabori & Chang | April 1, 2011 | Hardcover

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Michel Bettane and Thierry Desseauve are French wine experts known all over the world by wine professionals and consumers alike. Now they bring their expertise to the English-speaking market in their encyclopedic Guide to the Wines of France. 

This comprehensive buying guide is organized by region, including not only such celebrated areas as Burgundy and Bordeaux, but also lesser-known wine-making provinces such as Languedoc and Jura. Within each chapter, a complete picture of the region is presented through entries for individual wineries and detailed information about their wines; each wine is rated using the familiar 100-point scale. Written in clear, user-friendly language, the guide is accessible even to wine novices. Whether you''re looking to stock your cellar or to expand your wine-tasting horizons, Bettane and Desseauve''s Guide to the Wines of France is the oenophile''s essential companion.

Praise for Bettane and Desseauve''s Guide to the Wines of France:

“The definitive and encyclopedic work of two of the giants of wine journalism in France.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"If you have any interest in French wines-and you should-then there is no better single guide to that celebrated region than the encyclopedic Guide to the Wines of France . . . Kudos, too, to the publishers, who have delivered a book that is beautiful, easy to use, and feels like you''re getting far more than your money''s worth."
 -The Austin Chronicle 

“Destined to be on the shelf of every wine lover.”

France Magazine

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 832 pages, 4.33 × 2.22 × 0.79 in

Published: April 1, 2011

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1584797320

ISBN - 13: 9781584797326

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Bettane And Desseauve's Guide To The Wines Of France

by Michel Bettane, Thierry Desseauve

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 832 pages, 4.33 × 2.22 × 0.79 in

Published: April 1, 2011

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1584797320

ISBN - 13: 9781584797326

About the Book

Michel Bettane and Thierry Desseauve are French wine experts known all over the world by wine professionals and consumers alike. Now they bring their expertise to the English-speaking market in their encyclo-pedic "Guide to the Wines of France.
" This comprehensive buying guide is organized by region, including not only such celebrated areas as Burgundy and Bordeaux, but also lesser-known wine-making provinces such as Languedoc and Jura. Within each chapter, a complete picture of the region is presented through entries for individual wineries and detailed information about their wines; each wine is rated using the familiar 100-point scale. Written in clear, user-friendly language, the guide is accessible even to wine novices. Whether you're looking to stock your cellar or to expand your wine-tasting horizons, "Bettane and Desseauve's Guide to the Wines of France "is the oenophile's essential companion.

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Michel Bettane and Thierry Desseauve are French wine experts known all over the world by wine professionals and consumers alike. Now they bring their expertise to the English-speaking market in their encyclopedic Guide to the Wines of France. 

This comprehensive buying guide is organized by region, including not only such celebrated areas as Burgundy and Bordeaux, but also lesser-known wine-making provinces such as Languedoc and Jura. Within each chapter, a complete picture of the region is presented through entries for individual wineries and detailed information about their wines; each wine is rated using the familiar 100-point scale. Written in clear, user-friendly language, the guide is accessible even to wine novices. Whether you''re looking to stock your cellar or to expand your wine-tasting horizons, Bettane and Desseauve''s Guide to the Wines of France is the oenophile''s essential companion.

Praise for Bettane and Desseauve''s Guide to the Wines of France:

“The definitive and encyclopedic work of two of the giants of wine journalism in France.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"If you have any interest in French wines-and you should-then there is no better single guide to that celebrated region than the encyclopedic Guide to the Wines of France . . . Kudos, too, to the publishers, who have delivered a book that is beautiful, easy to use, and feels like you''re getting far more than your money''s worth."
 -The Austin Chronicle 

“Destined to be on the shelf of every wine lover.”

—France Magazine

About the Author

Michel Bettane is one of the best-known wine tasters in the world. Thierry Desseauve is a journalist and the former publisher of the Revue du Vin de France.
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