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As more and more wine consumers become grape conscious, they identify and buy wine according to its grapeand this is the guide to help them choose. Written by one of the worlds most highly respected wine writers, Vines, Grapes, & Wines
covers the numerous grape varieties that are grown internationally, examining an extensive range of the varieties that the enthusiast is likely to encounter both as a plant and as a wine style. Each one is described in its geographical context, and there are hundreds of inspiring illustrations throughout.
Winner of the Veuve Clicquot Wine Book of the Year and André Simon Drink Book of the Year awards
Shows how the key to the appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of every wine we drink is in the grape variety the wine is made from.
A sumptuous large format paperback, focusing on the different varieties of grape and their effects on the resulting wine. Also examines the successful planting of particular vines in particular countries and regions. 240 colour illus.