The Wine Travel Guide to the World (Footprint Series)

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Footprint’s Wine Travel Guide to the World takes you around the globe to over 650 of the best vineyards, wineries, museums, restaurants and bar: from the grandest estates of Bordeaux to the high-altitude vineyards of Argentina; from Beijing wine bars to the tomb of a wine-loving pharaoh. Extensive colour photography and mapping throughout adds to the enjoyment of the  tour.  Renowned wine author and journalist, Robert Joseph, has  compiled this remarkable list of the world’s great wine experiences ...

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Overview

Footprint’s Wine Travel Guide to the World takes you around the globe to over 650 of the best vineyards, wineries, museums, restaurants and bar: from the grandest estates of Bordeaux to the high-altitude vineyards of Argentina; from Beijing wine bars to the tomb of a wine-loving pharaoh. Extensive colour photography and mapping throughout adds to the enjoyment of the  tour.  Renowned wine author and journalist, Robert Joseph, has  compiled this remarkable list of the world’s great wine experiences as well as providing the history of each region, tasting tips, wine and food recommendations, soil and grape information and practical travel details.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781904777854
  • Publisher: Footprint Handbooks
  • Publication date: 11/28/2006
  • Series: Footprint Series
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 534,559
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents


About the book     6
About the author     6
Acknowledgements     7
Glossary     374
Useful websites     377
Index     379
Credits     384
Essentials
Wine making     10
New latitude wines     14
Visiting     17
Wine tasting     19
Food & wine     22
Food list     23
France
Introduction     31
Travel essentials     32
Wine essentials     34
Paris     38
Northeast France     41
Burgundy     48
Rhone & the Ardeche     55
South of France     58
Bordeaux & Southwest France     62
Loire     70
Spain
Introduction     77
Travel essentials     78
Wine essentials     80
Northern Spain     82
East coasts the Balearics     90
Central and southern Spain     96
Portugal
Introduction     105
Travel essentials     106
Wine essentials     108
Northern Portugal     110
Southern Portugal &Madeira     119
Italy
Introduction     129
Travel essentials     130
Wine essentials     132
Northwest Italy     134
Northeast Italy     137
Northeast Italy     137
Central Italy     142
Mezzogiorno     152
Germany
Introduction     159
Travel essentials     160
Wine essentials     162
Listings     164
Rest of Europe
Introduction     183
Northern Europe     184
Baltic States     184
Benelux     185
Ireland     186
Russia     187
Scandinavia     188
United Kingdom & Channel Islands     189
Central Europe     193
Austria     194
Czech Republic & Slovakia     198
Hungary     199
Poland     202
Switzerland     203
Southeast Europe     205
The Balkans     205
Black Sea States     207
Bulgaria     206
Greece     209
Romania     213
North America
Introduction      217
Travel essentials     218
Wine essentials     220
Canada     222
USA     226
Latin America
Introduction     255
Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean     258
South America     261
Argentina     262
Chile     270
Rest of South America     276
Autralia
Introduction     283
Travel essentials     284
Wine essentials     286
New South Wales & the east     288
Victoria & Tasmania     295
South Australia     301
Western Australia     306
New Zealand
Introduction     313
Travel essentials     314
Wine essentials     316
North Island     320
South Island     328
Levant & Africa
Introduction     341
Levant & North Africa     342
Levant     342
North Africa     349
Sub-Saharan Africa     350
East Africa     350
South Africa     351
Asia
Introduction     361
Southern Asia     362
India     362
Southeast Asia     362
Northeast Asia     368
China, Hong Kong & Macau     368
Asia-Pacific     371
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