The wines of France are generally acknowledged as the world s finest. This superbly illustrated handy guide offers a detailed region-by-region guide to France s red wines, ranging from the Loire and Alsace in the North to Provence and Corsica in the South. The landscape and climate of each area is described, and attention then focuses on specific communes, villages, or properties as appropriate. Also provides comprehensive information on grapes, vinification, the wine industry, how and what to buy, how to store and serve wine, and what wines complement certain foods. Over 240 color photos and labels, and 20 color maps and diagrams.
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Book Description SALAMANDER BOOKS, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110861012739