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Jancis Robinson's Wine Course: Third Edition
About the book
  • Published: 3 November 2003
  • ISBN: 9780563488682
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $75.00
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Jancis Robinson's Wine Course: Third Edition


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A completely revised and updated edition of the best-selling JANCIS ROBINSON’S WINE COURSE

Award-winning wine writer Jancis Robinson has completely revised and updated her best-selling guide to the world of wine, to create the ultimate wine handbook for the twenty-first century.
Jancis begins by drawing on her wealth of knowledge and experience to help you choose the right bottle from the huge range available today. She shows you how to decipher wine labels and gives tips on tasting and serving wine as well as offering suggestions for storage and matching wine with food. To make selection even easier Jancis describes the distinctive characteristics of hundreds of different grape varieties so that you can learn to recognize them and decide which qualities you prefer.
In the second part of the book Jancis offers a comprehensive guide to the wine-producing countries of the world and has included 32 new pages to bring you up-to-date with the latest developments in a number of different areas such as Italy, Spain and North and South America. Jancis captures the flavour of each region's wines and gives her own recommendations for the best names to look out for.
Complete with fully updated vintage guides and advice on where to buy wine both in high street shops and specialist merchants, Jancis Robinson's Wine Course is guaranteed to enhance the enjoyment of anyone who enjoys wine and will ensure that you get the most out of every glass you drink.

  • Pub date: 3 November 2003
  • ISBN: 9780563488682
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $75.00
Categories:

About the Author

Jancis Robinson

Jancis Robinson is one of the world's best-known wine writers. In 1984 she was the first person outside the wine trade to qualify as a Master of Wine. The Financial Times wine writer, she is the author/editor of dozens of wine books, including two of the most respected and garlanded, The Oxford Companion to Wine (OUP) and The World Atlas of Wine (Mitchell Beazley). She is widely regarded by the wine-drinking public as an authority on vine varieties. Her award-winning website has subscribers in 100 countries.

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