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.