For wine lovers eager to explore the wonders of the grape.
Discovering the authentic voice of a particular terroir requires study.
We are proud to feature a diverse set of acclaimed writers and award-winning books demystifying this complex subject for beginners and experts alike.
It’s the perfect blend of wine wisdom for a new audience as well as detailed accounts and stories from thought provoking wine tastings of the past through the eyes and mouths of those who were fortunate to partake in the experience first-hand.
If you are looking for enlightenment in a savoury and modern read, without pretension, this is quite simply the only book collection you need to own.
In Vino Veritas – A Collection of Fine Wine Writing, Past and Present
For wine lovers, this elegantly bound book reflects wine writing both past present, making it a perfect give for the enthusiast in your life. Learn from some of the most knowledgeable writers on the art of tasting, what makes a good (or bad) vintage, the search for California’s magic grape and the many complimentary pleasures of wine.
With contributions from Michael Broadbent, George Orwell and Randall Graham, this quintessential read will shape your appreciation for wine for years to come. Less...Read More
Wine Tasting – Commemorative Edition
Michael Broadbent’s seminal guide to wine tasting is an award-winning classic, as he brought an appreciation of wine’s true qualities to a much wider audience. Few experts are as skilled as Broadbent in the subject, and he guides readers through the first principles of tasting, providing detailed explanations of the influences of grape variety, soil, and climate. Every aspect is covered: the elements that affect a wine’s appearance, “nose,” and flavor. In addition, he summarizes the regional characteristics and vintages of each country. Finally, there are detailed tips on organizing tastings, as well as storing and serving wine. Less...Read More
10 Great Wine Families – A Tour Through Europe
Fiona Morrison MW
An up-close and personal account of 10 wine families and their trials, tribulations and successes. Not just any wine families: the likes of Frescobaldi, Gaja, Torres, Perrin, Niepoort, Knoll and Torres, known and revered across the world. Fiona Morrison was welcomed into the homes of each (with her photographer) and was able to capture the ‘behind the scenes’ excitement of wine making in the kind of vivid detail impossible to achieve in a magazine article. A must-read for any wine lover, Fiona offers both intimate portraits and topical insights, as she raises questions about climate change, globalization, how to make a family business commercial, organic trends, and the tricky business of inheritance tax. Less...Read More
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