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    1001 Wines: You Must Try Before You Die (Cassell Illustrated) (Paperback) General editor Neil Beckett

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    DescriptionIf you're after a good quality wine to try, you are no longer restricted to the greats of the Old World - Burgundy, Bordeaux, Rhine Valley and Barolo to name but a few. Countries everwhere from Argentina to Australia, and even China, Canada, India and Thailand are now producing great wines at affordable prices. So what to choose? "1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die" is here to lift you out of the grapey confusion. Entries written by experts cover everything you'll need to choose between the Chardonnay or the Grenache, including evocative tasting notes, informative and entertaining reviews, suggestions as to when the wines will be at their best and recommendations for other great vintages and similar wines. Accompanied by images of the wine labels and beautiful photographs of the wineries and vineyards, this book is a sumptuous guide to discovering the world's most interesting and exciting wines.


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    Title
    1001 Wines
    Subtitle
    You Must Try Before You Die
    Authors and contributors
    General editor Neil Beckett
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 960
    Width: 161 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 56 mm
    Weight: 1,920 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844036134
    ISBN 10: 1844036138
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.4
    DC22: 641.22
    BIC subject category V2: WBXD1
    BISAC V2.8: CKB088000, CKB071000
    Thema V1.0: GBC, WBXD1
    Illustrations note
    800
    Publisher
    Octopus Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Cassell Illustrated
    Publication date
    06 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Neil Beckett's interest in wine stretches back for many years, so much so that his MBA dissertation was on White Burgundy. He has spent time in Burgundy, and has also qualified for the WSET Diploma, graduating with distinction. As well as working for wine shipping company Richards Walford, he has also worked at Harpers Wine & Spirit Weekly where he was a contributing editor for many years and in 2004 became the first editor of the critically-acclaimed, leading wine magazine, The World of Wine, on which he works with Hugh Johnson and Andrew Jefford. He is one of two UK tasters on the Grand Jury Europeen du vin and his wine writing has won prizes.
    Table of contents
    1001 of the most exciting and interesting wines, vintages, varieties and producers including: All the regions of the wine-producing world: Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australasia. Different types of grape variety including Chardonnay, Muscat, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Palomino, Semillon, Viogner, Pinot Blanc, Barbera, Malbec, Nebbiolo, Pinot Meunier, Tempranillo, Carmenere, Merlot, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Brunello, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinotage, Grenache and many more. Key producers including Mouton Rothschild, Pol Roger, La Tache, Trevallon, Montrachet, de Trafford, Fairview, Cloof, Flagstone, Jordan, Zuccardi, Cono Sur and many more. Key areas including Bordeaux, Burgundy, Sauternes, Champagne, the Rhine Valley, Graves, Medoc, Piedmont, Friuli Venezia, Trentino, Rioja, Somontano, Otago, Hawke's Bay, Barossa Valley, McClaren Vale, Yarra Valley, Mendoza, Stellenbosch, Paarl and many more.