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  • 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die
    1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die
    ISBN: 9781760524043
    Publication date: 01/11/2018

    The definitive guide to the best wines from all over the world, fully revised and updated for 2018.

    Among the thousands of great wines on the market, which should you try at least once in your lifetime? With more than 250,000 copies sold in fifteen different languages, 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die is the reference guide you can rely on to ensure that you make the right decision every time. This evocative and informative guide identifies the wines and vintages most likely to please the palate, explains what makes them so special and suggests when best to drink them. Some of the 1001 wines selected are old and rare, most are readily available and many represent spectacular value; a few are controversial, a few are curiosities, but all are worthy of their place. Together they reflect the variety that is part of the enduring fascination of fine wine. In this newly revised and updated edition, Neil Beckett and his team of wine connoisseurs and writers recommend a huge variety of wines in 1001 fact-filled and entertaining reviews packed with history, anecdote, facts and opinion. They share their experience and expertise through illuminating and seductive tasting notes, and give guidelines on cost. Photographs of the wine labels and bottles as well as stunning photographs of the vineyards, wineries and winemakers supplement the text. Essential for every wine lover, 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die is a fascinating and sumptuous guide that enhances the intellectual as well as the sensual pleasure to be taken in the world's most exciting and expressive wines.

    Pages: 960
    Dimension: 208mm X 138mm
    Author: BECKETT, NEIL
    Price: $39.99
  • 101 Wines to Try Before You Die
    101 Wines to Try Before You Die
    ISBN: 9781788400527
    Publication date: 01/05/2018

    The world is full of wines. So why waste your time drinking something mediocre? Award-winning author Margaret Rand has selected the 101 wines you should taste in your lifetime. Some will definitely challenge your bank balance - but are so worth it; some are classics that any serious wine lover should experience; others are secret inexpensive gems that you will be delighted to discover. Together they form a fabulous selection of must-drink wines. From the prestigious vineyards of France and California to lesser-known wine makers in Hungary and Greece, discover the best wines from across the globe. Complete with tasting notes, advice on the best vintages and dishes to pair with the wines, this is the perfect gift for both wine aficionados and wine novices alike.

    Author: RAND, MARGARET
    Price: $19.99
  • 150 Years at Chateau Lafite
    150 Years at Chateau Lafite
    ISBN: 9782080204202
    Publication date: 01/12/2019

    Winemakers Éric and Saskia de Rothschild lead readers through 150 vintages of Château Lafite, revealing key moments since the family arrived in 1868, along with scientific and climatic data and visual memories from the château's archives. Over the past 150 years, six generations of the Rothschild family have attended to the winemaking tradition, developing Château Lafite's reputation and transforming this classified Premier Grand Cru into a benchmark for fine wine in Bordeaux. Discover how this occurred and what actually lies behind Lafite's label through stories from the tightly-knit team of men and women who tend to Lafite wines--from vineyard workers to barrel makers, and harvesters to winemakers. A chronology introducing each of the 150 vintages includes informative tasting notes, meteorological aspects, and the grape blends that mark each vintage. An archival gem has been unearthed for each year: from the harvesters' menu in 1922 to portraits by master photographers like Robert Doisneau, Richard Avedon, and Paolo Roversi. Space to record personal tasting notes allows readers to make this book their own, building their wine knowledge over time. The Lafite story--illustrated here with historical documents, press clippings, and photographs--combines deep respect for tradition with a commitment to evolve with the times, protecting Lafite's singular, vibrant, and evolving legacy for the next 150 years.

    Pages: 576
    Dimension: 310mm X 250mm
    Author: ROTHSCHILD, SASKIA DE
    Price: $100.00
  • 24 Hour Wine Expert
    24 Hour Wine Expert
    ISBN: 9780141981819
    Publication date: 01/03/2016

    The aim of this book is to share my knowledge with you and make you a self-confident wine expert in 24 hours'How much money do I need to spend to get a good bottle of wine? Which wine goes with pizza, sushi or Thai food?What can I learn from a label?Many of us want to know more about wine, but don't quite know where to start. Here Jancis Robinson, the world's most trusted wine expert, makes it easy with her short, foolproof and essential guide. From a whistlestop tour of regions and grapes to what terms like 'full-bodied' and 'nose' really mean, this myth-busting little book will ensure you'll never panic when faced with a wine list or dinner party again. 'The most respected wine critic and journalist in the world.' Decanter

    Pages: 112
    Dimension: 180mm X 112mm
    Author: ROBINSON, JANCIS
    Price: $12.99
  • 30 Second Wine The 50 Essential Topics
    30 Second Wine The 50 Essential Topics
    ISBN: 9781782405887
    Publication date: 01/04/2018

    The world of wine can be intimidating for the novice, but 30-Second Wine demystifies the subject, decanting the knowledge you need in palatable sips.

    Surrounded by mystique, the world of wine can be intimidating for the novice. What’s the difference between bouquet and nose? Is Rioja a wine or a region? What’s an appellation? And are you prepared to ask any of those questions at a dinner party, and risk being thought ignorant by other wine-loving guests?

    Wine demystifies the subject, decanting the knowledge you need in palatable sips. Compiled by wine experts, it’s organised in a sequence of well-thought-out chapters, taking you from terroir to the technicalities of winemaking, introducing you to the important grapes and iconic regions, offering an overview of the business of wine and how it works, and concluding with a section on the enjoyment of wine.

    Author: BASSET OBE, GERARD
    Price: $19.99
  • 500 WHITE WINES (OPS)
    500 WHITE WINES (OPS)
    ISBN: 9781741108651
    Publication date: 01/10/2009

    with 500 wines and food matching tips and hints run alongside the tasting notes for each wine.
    slightly scuffed last copy. was 19.99 now 10.00

    Author: HUGHES, NATASHA
    Price: $10.00
  • 52 WINE LESSONS (ops)
    52 WINE LESSONS (ops)
    ISBN: 9781921190377
    Publication date: 01/01/2007

    Was $19.95.

    Author: FAIRFAX
    Price: $10.00
  • Adventures on the Wine Route
    Adventures on the Wine Route
    ISBN: 9780374538538
    Publication date: 01/05/2019

    The newly designed twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the classic volume, brought up-to-date

    "Wine is, above all, about pleasure. Those who make it ponderous make it dull . . . If you keep an open mind and take each wine on its own terms, there is a world of magic to discover." So wrote the renowned wine expert Kermit Lynch in the introduction to Adventures on the Wine Route, his ultimate tour of France, especially its wine cellars. The "magic" of wine is Lynch's subject as he takes the reader on a singular journey through the Loire, Bordeaux, the Languedoc, Provence, northern and southern Rhone, and Burgundy. In Adventures on the Wine Route, the wine lover will find wisdom without a trace of pretension and hype. As Victor Hazan wrote, "In Kermit Lynch's small, true, delightful book there is more understanding about what wine really is than in everything else I have read."

    Praise for Lynch and for Adventures on the Wine Route has not ceased since the book's initial publication a quarter century ago. In 2007, The New York Times called it "one of the finest American books on wine." And in June 2012, The Wall Street Journal proclaimed it "the best book on the wine business." Full of vivid portraits of French vintners, memorable evocations of the French countryside, and, of course, vibrant descriptions of French wines, this new edition of Adventures on the Wine Route updates a modern classic for our times.

    Pages: 288
    Dimension: 228mm X 152mm
    Author: LYNCH, KERMIT
    Price: $29.99
  • AMERICAN WINES OF THE NORTHWEST (OPS)
    AMERICAN WINES OF THE NORTHWEST (OPS)
    ISBN: 9780688075569

    Was $47.10 - scuffed copy only left.

    Author: CLARK, CORBET
    Price: $5.00
  • Ancient Wine The Search for the Origins of Viniculture
    Ancient Wine The Search for the Origins of Viniculture
    ISBN: 9780691197203
    Publication date: 01/10/2019

    A richly illustrated account of the story of ancient viniculture The history of civilization is, in many ways, the history of wine. This book is the first comprehensive account of the earliest stages of the history and prehistory of viniculture, which extends back into the Neolithic period and beyond. Elegantly written and richly illustrated, Ancient Wine opens up whole new chapters in the fascinating story of wine by drawing on recent archaeological discoveries, molecular and DNA sleuthing, and the writings and art of ancient peoples. In a new afterword, the author discusses exciting recent developments in the understanding of ancient wine, including a new theory of how viniculture came to central and northern Europe.

    Pages: 392
    Author: MCGOVERN, PATRICK E.
    Price: $44.99
  • Art of Vintage
    Art of Vintage
    ISBN: 9781906417345
    Publication date: 01/12/2009

    * A fascinating, original and creative insight into the art and history of the times through the vintages of Pierre-Jouet champagne * Contains exclusive photography by the world-renowned Japanese photographer Makiko Takehara.


    Author: SUTCLIFFE, SERENA
    Price: $75.00
  • AUSTRALIAN WINE VINTAGES 2013 30TH EDITION (OPS)
    AUSTRALIAN WINE VINTAGES 2013 30TH EDITION (OPS)
    ISBN: 9780980607161
    Publication date: 01/09/2012

    Few can say the intricacies of choosing wine creates no dilemma. You can drink a different bottle of Australian wine every day for over nine years and still only have tasted one wine from our current 3,500 vintages. Add in the changes that occur in vintages over time and keeping up becomes intricate. Help and confidence is here, the 30th edition of Australian Wine Vintages is out August 2012. It offers the benefit of experience and an easy way to enjoy your wine experience with no bad buys, by including more wines and details. The dilemma stems from needing to know about Australias wineries. The Gold Book makes the choice for readers by following the most consistent 340 wineries in Australia. Based on Robs experience as a Master of Wine, his extensive tastings and over 30 years experience in the industry, it is truly an insiders view.

    Pages: 528
    Dimension: 196mm X 95mm
    Author: GEDDES, ROBERT MW
    Price: $5.00
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