848 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.98 in
October 15, 1999
Oxford University Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 019866236X
ISBN - 13: 9780198662365
From the Publisher
This new edition of Jancis Robinson's award-winning magnum opus is a major revision of her earlier work with over 500 new entries and the remainder completely revised to present the latest developments in the fast-moving and increasingly popular wine scene. Beautifully designed and completely
reset in a larger, more manageable format with new illustrations and supplemented by useful appendices, the new edition of The Oxford Companion to Wine is a lively and authoritative guide to every aspect of wine for a new generation of wine-lovers as well as those who have used and applauded the
About the Author
Jancis Robinson is a wine writer and broadcaster with an international reputation.
From Our Editors
You adore chardonnays, cabernet sauvignons, chiantis and even champagne, but you must admit that you know very little when it comes to wine tasting. Rest easy. Jancis Robinson rescues you from groping around in the dark realms of the nectar of the gods with The Oxford Companion to Wine. Inside this wonderful and easy-to-read guide you'll find more than 30 maps of wine-growing regions around the globe as well as listings and invaluable, up-to-date information about grape varieties and price overviews.
''The words "magisterial", "magnificent", and "indispensable", used more than once in a lifetime, begin to lose their potency, but both books deserve all these epithets and more.' The Guardian, 3.12.99 (The other book was OC Food)