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Published: 01 October 2015

912 Pages | 16 full-page color images, 29 maps, 45 illustrations

10.9 x 8.6 inches

ISBN: 9780198705383

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2016 James Beard Award for Beverage Winner

The Oxford Companion to Wine

Fourth Edition

Edited by Jancis Robinson
Edited by 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
  • Edited by the award-winning online publisher and Financial Times wine correspondent, Jancis Robinson OBE, Master of Wine, and Julia Harding, Master of Wine
  • 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 color photographs and black and white line drawings
  • All maps of wine regions have been updated for this edition
  • Winner of the 2016 James Beard Award for Beverage

New to this Edition:

  • 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

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