Clive Coates, M. W.
offers this exhaustive guide to all France's wine-producing areas,
with tastings from every single appellation, focusing on the best
growers in every region from Burgundy and Loire, the Rhone and
Champagne, Alsace, the Jura and Savoie, Provence,
Languedoc-Roussillon and Bordeaux. The Wines of France, New Revised
Edition features a lively mix of background
information, grape variety, viticulture, great names, producers and
recommended vintages. It also features the often-overlooked good
value wines of the lesser vineyards.