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A Scent of Champagne: 8,000 Champagnes Tested and Ratedby Richard Juhlin
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A luxury volume on the world's most elegant beverage--by world renowned champagne expert Richard Juhlin, with an introduction by Édouard Cointreau
In this beautiful and heavily illustrated volume the world's foremost champagne expert, Richard Juhlin takes the reader on a journey to the geographical area of Champagne and through the history of the beverage. With rich photography to accompany the text he explains how to arrange tastings, develop ones sense of smell, and why the setting where you drink champagne is important. He also includes personal anecdotes about his lifelong journey from teacher to connoisseur as well as a reference guide describing and ranking an incredible 8,000 champagne houses, types, and vintages.
Sit back and enjoy Juhlins graceful prose with a lovely glass of champagne, the beverage that has come to epitomize luxury and elegance. This is a must have edition for any serious collector and lover of champagne.
Learn all about this stylish wine from the Champagne King.
About the Author
Richard Juhlin is the number one champagne expert in the world and also holds the world record for champagnes tasted since 1998. He has written seven books, including Richard Juhlin Champagne Guide, The Great Tasting, and 4,000 Champagnes. He runs The Richard Juhlin Champagne Club and holds wine tastings and lectures around the world. He lives in Sweden.The founder and president of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Edouard Cointreau was born into the families of Cointreau liqueur on his paternal side and Cognac's Frapin and Remy Martin on his maternal side. His family has had vineyards since 1270. He is the president of Paris Cookbook Fair, president of the World Association of Food TV Producers, and president of Gourmand Magazine.
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