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“If you want to know who is who in each appellation, and who produces the best wines, just look in here. Livingstone-Learmonth’s understanding and feel for the region, its wines, and its winemakers shines out through every page."—Clive Coates, MW, author of The Wines of Bordeaux

"As one who visits the major producers in the region annually, I can testify to the superior scholarship underlying this work. It is utterly reliable and contains vast amounts of important information, much of which has not previously appeared in print."—Claude F. Kolm, Editor of Fine Wine Review

"This up-to-date, in-depth look at one of the most historic winegrowing regions in the world provides a human face to famous places and names and yields a wealth of information."—Joel Butler, MW, Educator and writer; WSET, Diageo Chateau & Estates Wine Co

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520244337
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 843,209
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

John Livingstone-Learmonth is a noted wine writer whose work is regularly featured in Decanter, the leading British wine magazine. He is a long-term contributor to the Hugh Johnson annual Pocket Wine Book and author of The Wines of the Rhône (third edition, 1992). Kermit Lynch is a wine importer and retailer and the author of Adventures on the Wine Route: A Wine Buyer's Tour of France and Inspiring Thirst.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments / ix
Author’s Note / xiii
Foreword, by Kermit Lynch / xv


1 • CÔTE-RÔTIE / 35
2 • CONDRIEU / 151
4 • HERMITAGE / 234
6 • ST-JOSEPH / 438
7 • CORNAS / 555
8 • ST-PÉRAY / 625

Appendixes / 671
Glossary / 683
Index / 689

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