This guide for the novice wine-buff features the wine directory, a survey of all the major wine-producing regions of both the Old and New Worlds that includes details of best vintages and tasting notes for specific labels from each area. The book also offers explanations about wine production, grape varieties and quality-control systems. It includes no-nonsense help and advice on buying and keeping wines, reading the labels and matching wines and food successfully.
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Andrea Gillies was formerly wine columnist for Scotland on Sunday and editor of The Good Beer Guide. She writes widely on wine and wine appreciation.
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007121881