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Published: 17 September 2015

908 Pages | 16 full-page colour images, 29 maps, 45 illustrations


ISBN: 9780198705383

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Winner of the 2016 James Beard Book Award

The Oxford Companion to Wine

Fourth Edition

Edited by Jancis Robinson
Julia Harding

Oxford Companions

  • Almost 4,000 A to Z entries on a breathtaking range of topics, from grape varieties and regions to viticulture, growers, and the history of wine
  • More than 60% of entries have been comprehensively revised and updated to include the very latest international research and opinion
  • 300 brand-new entries, including wine apps, aromatics, geosmin, Hong Kong, minerality, natural wine, social media, and tasting notes language
  • Edited by the award-winning online publisher and Financial Times wine correspondent, Jancis Robinson OBE, Master of Wine, and Julia harding MW
  • More than 180 top local experts, including 58 new ones, contribute entries on their specialist regions, such as Huon Hooke on Australia, Michael Fridjhon on South Africa, David Schildknecht on Germany and Austria, Victor de la Serna on Spain, and Walter Speller on Italy
  • Beautiful new page design incorporating new colour photographs and black and white line drawings
  • All maps of wine regions have been updated for this edition

New to this Edition:

  • Comprehensively revised and updated throughout
  • 300 brand-new entries
  • Significant new updates on hundreds of topics such as China, screwcaps, and the origins of viniculture
  • Impressive global coverage of wine regions, including new entries on Alaska, Lesotho, Norway, and Tahiti
  • Includes brand-new colour photographs and black and white line drawings
  • Maps of wine regions have been updated

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