Award-winning, groundbreaking, breathtakingly exhaustive, and
authoritative, this guide to French wine covers all of the
country's fourteen wine regions, including full-color maps for each
one-all with unrivalled cartographic detail. Producer listings are
an important feature, with up-to-date research on terroir
and the appellation contrôlée system and their effects on
the wines of each region.
Winner of the André Simon Drink Book of the Year 2002, the Prix
du Lanson Wine Book of the Year 2003, and the Veuve Clicquot Wine
Book of the Year 2003.