An Encyclopedia of the Wines and Domaines of France

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Dezember 2000



In this detailed study of the wines of France, one of the world's leading authorities on wine discusses every appellation and explains its character and the best growers. He uses a star system to identify the finest estates. More than 40 specially commissioned maps show the main appellations and wine villages of France.


Preface and Acknowledgments Readers' Notes List of Maps Introduction Bordeaux Burgundy The Loire Valley The Rhone Valley Provence and Corsica Languedoc The Roussillon The South-West Alsace Champagne The Jura and Savoie Appendix 1. The Starred Domaines Appendix 2. French Wine Statistics Appendix 3. Vins de Pays Glossary Measurements Bibliography Index


Clive Coates, M.W., was awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre du Merite by the French government, the Ruffino/Cyril Ray Memorial Prize for his work on Italian wine, and the title of Wine Writer of the Year for 1998/1999 in the Champagne Lanson awards. He has published The Vine, his independent fine wine magazine, since 1985. His books include Claret (1982), Wines of France (1990), Grands Vins: The Finest Chateaux of Bordeaux and their Wines (California, 1995), and Cote D'Or: A Celebration of the Great Wines of Burgundy (California, 1997), which won the Champagne Veuve Clicquot Prize, the Andre Simon Award, and the James Beard Award.


"Coates gives all the information relevant to the wines, and adds a generous dash of opinion and story telling, too, making this as good a read as it is a reference."--"Wine & Spirits magazine
EAN: 9780520220935
ISBN: 0520220935
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2000
Seitenanzahl: 608 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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