Dimensions: 192 pages, 11.75 × 9.38 × 0.88 in
Published: November 1, 2004
Publisher: Octopus Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1840009004
ISBN - 13: 9781840009002
From the Publisher
How have wineries become so much more than mere production facilities, bringing wine to life in some of the world''s most striking architecture? Award-winning wine writer Peter Richards has traveled and researched extensively to uncover the intriguing story of iconic wineries around the world and how they came to be as they are. He takes readers on a visual tour of 80 of the world''s most striking, fascinating, and impressive wineries, from seventeen wine countries and regions. In addition to discussing both wine and architecture, he includes producer fact boxes with contact details, wine tips, and visitor information, plus a world map that makes locating the wineries easy. With more than 200 inspiring color photographs, this is an illuminating book for wine lovers, armchair tourists, and travelers.
Winner of the Gourmand Best Wine Tourism/Atlas 2004
About the Author
Peter Richards is amongst the UK''s youngest award-winning wine writers. After working for a year as a journalist in Chile Peter returned to the UK where he worked for Justerini & Brooks. After winning Webster''s Young Wine Writer Award 2001, Peter now contributes to publications such as Wine, Decanter, Harpers, and his own website whatsonwhen.com. To date his work has taken him as far afield as Chile, New Zealand, and Romania. He also translates and runs tastings and a wine consultancy service. Peter lives in London.