Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 May 2018

256 Pages | 92


ISBN: 9780190863289

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Shortlisted for the 2018 Andre Simon Food and Drink Book Awards

Vineyards, Rocks, and Soils

The Wine Lover's Guide to Geology

Alex Maltman

  • Vineyard geology is the new "hot topic" among wine connoisseurs, and is rapidly becoming a must-know when selecting a wine
  • Few wine writers have geological training, and geology is a highly conceptual subject, not easy to pick up quickly; author Alex Maltman, a trained geologist and longtime wine enthusiast, offers his expertise in an easy-to-read manner
  • Maltman points out many of the geological errors, misconceptions and misunderstandings rife in wine literature and descriptions

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