Oz Clarke's Pocket Wine Guide

Oz Clarke's Pocket Wine Guide

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Indispensable as ever, Oz Clarke's now-classic pocket wine guide has been thoroughly and meticulously revised and updated for 2009, with much-anticipated lists of favorite wines, top values, and producers and regions to watch, as well as new vintage reports. For increased browsability, this year's guide also includes a country-by-country index. As user-friendly as it is complete, "Oz Clarke's Pocket Wine Guide 2009" lists each wine, grape, winery, producer, and region alphabetically for easy reference. It is a perfect pocket reference for novices--and essential for the seasoned wine lover wanting the latest information.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 344 pages
  • 104 x 192 x 22mm | 439.98g
  • United States
  • English
  • 2009 ed.
  • black & white illustrations, maps
  • 0151013608
  • 9780151013609
  • 2,086,498

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"Reliable Source, Solid Advice: His 'top value wines' and 'best look-alikes to the classics' repay the . . . cost."--Howard Goldberg, "The New York Times"

"For an omnibus guide to wine, the competition comes down to Clarke and Hugh Johnson. Clarke wins hands down.""--The Wine Spectator"
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Oz Clarke is known throughout the world for his phenomenal palate, witty style, and accurate predictions, as well as his enthusiasm for life in general and wine in particular. Whether you're a newly arrived wine lover or a seasoned oenophile, the 2007 edition of "Oz Clarke's Pocket Wine Guide" is an indispensable resource. Thoroughly and meticulously updated, Clarke's 2007 guide includes his much-anticipated list of favorite wines for the year along with the world's best wines, top values, and producers and regions to watch, as well as new vintage reports and helpful tips on matching food and wine, storing wine, and much more.
Along with the 1,600 reexamined and reconsidered wines, wineries, producers, and regions, what immediately sets this annual pocket guide apart from the competition is the A-Z format. Each entry, whether a wine, producer, grape, or region is accessible by name rather than by location. You can quickly find what you need. Once again, Oz Clarke has produced a guide of unrivaled quality. It is, quite simply, the best of all comprehensive pocket wine guides.
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