Oz Clarke: Grapes & Wines: A Comprehensive Guide To Varieties And Flavours

by Margaret Rand, Oz Clarke

Sterling Epicure | April 7, 2015 | Trade Paperback

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What do you taste in wine? Why do you taste it? Consumers have changed the way they think and learn about wine, approaching the subject by going back to its origins: the grape. This expanded and updated edition of Oz Clarke''s highly acclaimed award-winning guide explores the world''s greatest grapes and the wines they make. Containing vivid descriptions of 350 grape varieties in an easy-to-use A-Z format, it looks at wine history, places, people, styles, and flavors, and offers hundreds of recommendations. Beautiful botanical illustrations plus more than 550 photos, maps, artworks, wine labels, maturity charts, and an appellation decoder make this a volume that''s both attractive and informative.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 336 pages, 10 × 7.69 × 0.68 in

Published: April 7, 2015

Publisher: Sterling Epicure

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1454915986

ISBN - 13: 9781454915980

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Oz Clarke: Grapes & Wines: A Comprehensive Guide To Varieties And Flavours

by Margaret Rand, Oz Clarke

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 336 pages, 10 × 7.69 × 0.68 in

Published: April 7, 2015

Publisher: Sterling Epicure

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1454915986

ISBN - 13: 9781454915980

From the Publisher

What do you taste in wine? Why do you taste it? Consumers have changed the way they think and learn about wine, approaching the subject by going back to its origins: the grape. This expanded and updated edition of Oz Clarke''s highly acclaimed award-winning guide explores the world''s greatest grapes and the wines they make. Containing vivid descriptions of 350 grape varieties in an easy-to-use A-Z format, it looks at wine history, places, people, styles, and flavors, and offers hundreds of recommendations. Beautiful botanical illustrations plus more than 550 photos, maps, artworks, wine labels, maturity charts, and an appellation decoder make this a volume that''s both attractive and informative.

About the Author

A former leading West End actor, Oz Clarke is one of the world''s best-known wine experts, whose formidable reputation is based on his extensive wine knowledge and accessible, no-nonsense approach. Known for his phenomenal palate, irreverent style, accurate predictions and enthusiasm for life in general, Oz is Britain''s most popular wine writer.

Editorial Reviews

“An exhilarating book. . . . No serious wine lover''s library is complete without it.” —Wine Spectator
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