Oz Clarke's New Encyclopedia of Wine

by Oz Clarke

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | November 15, 1999 | Hardcover

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One of the world''s greatest wine writers has given us a completely revised and updated edition of his authoritative and vastly informative bestselling A-Z guide to the world of wine. Bursting with information, the New Encylopedia of Wine includes 1,588 entries covering the world''s leading wines, wine regions, wine producers, and grapes, and is sumptuously illustrated with more than 600 color photographs, maps, wine labels, and other illustrations. As easy to use for the beginner as it is informative for the expert, the New Encylopedia is organized alphabetically rather than by region, allowing the wine lover to find any wine, region, producer, or grape with ease. Other sections include introductions to the major wine-producing countries of the world; practical advice on storing and serving wine, including classic wine matches; and a glossary of wine-making techniques and terms-all covered in straightforward, simple language.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 416 Pages, 7.87 × 9.84 × 1.18 in

Published: November 15, 1999

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0151005656

ISBN - 13: 9780151005659

Found in: Wine and Spirits

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Oz Clarke's New Encyclopedia of Wine

Oz Clarke's New Encyclopedia of Wine

by Oz Clarke

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 416 Pages, 7.87 × 9.84 × 1.18 in

Published: November 15, 1999

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0151005656

ISBN - 13: 9780151005659

From the Publisher

One of the world''s greatest wine writers has given us a completely revised and updated edition of his authoritative and vastly informative bestselling A-Z guide to the world of wine. Bursting with information, the New Encylopedia of Wine includes 1,588 entries covering the world''s leading wines, wine regions, wine producers, and grapes, and is sumptuously illustrated with more than 600 color photographs, maps, wine labels, and other illustrations. As easy to use for the beginner as it is informative for the expert, the New Encylopedia is organized alphabetically rather than by region, allowing the wine lover to find any wine, region, producer, or grape with ease. Other sections include introductions to the major wine-producing countries of the world; practical advice on storing and serving wine, including classic wine matches; and a glossary of wine-making techniques and terms-all covered in straightforward, simple language.

About the Author

Oz Clarke, one of the world''s leading wine experts, is a featured advisor to winetoday.com, the New York Times wine Web site, and he has won all the major wine writing awards. He lives in West London. Margaret Rand is an award-winning wine writer and a former editor of Wine magazine, Wine & Spirit International and Whisky magazine. She contributes to a wide range of wine publications and Internet sites and has been general editor, then wine editor of Oz Clarke''s Wine Buying Guide for the last 11 editions. Margaret has also worked as an editor on several other Oz Clarke titles.

From Our Editors

Full-bodied, pleasantly sparkling, rich yet not overly busy… this guide to wines has it all. Oz Clarke's New Encyclopedia of Wine contains more than 1,500 entries, letting you drink deeply from the author's vast knowledge of wines. From the priciest to the most affordable, Clarke details the world's wine regions, wine producers and, of course, the wines themselves. You'll also get more than 600 full-colour photographs and illustrations. Organized alphabetically to help you find what you're looking for with ease, this fantastic guide also covers winemaking techniques.
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