Jancis Robinsons Concise Wine Companion

Editor Jancis Robinson

Oxford University Press | March 1, 2001 | Trade Paperback

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Enjoyment of wine is not just a matter of knowing what you like; it is always enhanced by knowledge of what you are drinking. Here in a handy affordable format, Jancis Robinson presents a distillation of all the essential information for wine-lovers and would-be wine-lovers, drawn from her internationally renowned and respected Oxford Companion to Wine. This is not a buyers'' guide- of which there are many - but an absorbing and easy-to-use source of reliable information on all aspects of wine, including bubbly, to accompany you on your exploration of wine-drinking pleasure. Written by over 70 of the world''s best wine experts, headed by the ''queen of wine'' Jancis Robinson Over 2350 unstuffy and fully cross-referenced entries on all aspects from wines and wine regions to tasting terms, labelling, wine and health, grape varieties, wine faults, and a host of other issues With vintage guidance and a complete list of controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties Supplemented by a statistical overview of wine production and consumption And featuring a new listing of Jancis Robinson''s personal selection of up-and-coming wine regions and producers

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 570 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.68 in

Published: March 1, 2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0198662742

ISBN - 13: 9780198662747

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Jancis Robinsons Concise Wine Companion

Editor Jancis Robinson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 570 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.68 in

Published: March 1, 2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0198662742

ISBN - 13: 9780198662747

Table of Contents

Preface List of Contributors Alphabetical entries Appendix 1: Complete list of controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties Appendix 2: Vineyard area, wine production, and per capita wine consumption by country Up-and-coming wine regions and producers Guide to vintages

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Enjoyment of wine is not just a matter of knowing what you like; it is always enhanced by knowledge of what you are drinking. Here in a handy affordable format, Jancis Robinson presents a distillation of all the essential information for wine-lovers and would-be wine-lovers, drawn from her internationally renowned and respected Oxford Companion to Wine. This is not a buyers'' guide- of which there are many - but an absorbing and easy-to-use source of reliable information on all aspects of wine, including bubbly, to accompany you on your exploration of wine-drinking pleasure. Written by over 70 of the world''s best wine experts, headed by the ''queen of wine'' Jancis Robinson Over 2350 unstuffy and fully cross-referenced entries on all aspects from wines and wine regions to tasting terms, labelling, wine and health, grape varieties, wine faults, and a host of other issues With vintage guidance and a complete list of controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties Supplemented by a statistical overview of wine production and consumption And featuring a new listing of Jancis Robinson''s personal selection of up-and-coming wine regions and producers

About the Author

Jancis Robinson is a wine writer and broadcaster with an international reputation. She was Decanter magazine''s 1999 (Wo)Man of the Year. She was also voted first ever Television Personality of the Year in the 1999 Glenfiddich Awards for food and drink media. In the same year her fellow wine writers voted her Most Influential Wine Writer by an overwhelming margin. She has been a columnist for both The Sunday Times of London and the American Wine Spectator and now writes for The Financial Times as well as a column which is published by 12 magazines in five continents.

Editorial Reviews

`For everyone involved in the wine trade, Jancis Robinson''s Oxford Companion to Wine is required reading. . . . a thoroughly absorbing, easy-to-read and rekiable comapnion to its much larger version.'' Harpers on Retail, May 2001,
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