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Bettane and Desseauve's Guide to the Wines of Franceby Michel Bettane
Synopses & Reviews
Michel Bettane and Thierry Desseauve are French wine experts known all over the world by wine professionals and consumers alike. Now they bring their expertise to the English-speaking market in their encyclopedic Guide to the Wines of France.
This comprehensive buying guide is organized by region, including not only such celebrated areas as Burgundy and Bordeaux, but also lesser-known wine-making provinces such as Languedoc and Jura. Within each chapter, a complete picture of the region is presented through entries for individual wineries and detailed information about their wines; each wine is rated using the familiar 100-point scale. Written in clear, user-friendly language, the guide is accessible even to wine novices. Whether you're looking to stock your cellar or to expand your wine-tasting horizons, Bettane and Desseauve's Guide to the Wines of France is the oenophile's essential companion.
Praise for Bettane and Desseauve's Guide to the Wines of France:
“The definitive and encyclopedic work of two of the giants of wine journalism in France.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
-The Austin Chronicle
“Destined to be on the shelf of every wine lover.”
About the Author
Michel Bettane has a PhD in classics and is one of the best-known wine tasters in the world. He taught at the Academie du Vin in Paris from 1977 to 1989, and joined the Revue du Vin de France in the early 1980s. Thierry Desseauve is a journalist and lifelong wine lover. For many years he wrote for the Revue du Vin de France, where he became editor in chief in 1989 and publisher in 1996.
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