Oz Clarke: Grapes & Wines: A Comprehensive Guide to Varieties and Flavours

Oz Clarke: Grapes & Wines: A Comprehensive Guide to Varieties and Flavours

by Oz Clarke, Margaret Rand

Paperback(Revised, and Expanded)



What do you taste in wine? Why do you taste it? Consumers have changed the way they think and learn about wine, approaching the subject by going back to its origins: the grape. This expanded and updated edition of Oz Clarke's highly acclaimed award-winning guide explores the world's greatest grapes and the wines they make. Containing vivid descriptions of 350 grape varieties in an easy-to-use A-Z format, it looks at wine history, places, people, styles, and flavors, and offers hundreds of recommendations. Beautiful botanical illustrations plus more than 550 photos, maps, artworks, wine labels, maturity charts, and an appellation decoder make this a volume that's both attractive and informative.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454915980
Publisher: Sterling Epicure
Publication date: 07/07/2015
Edition description: Revised, and Expanded
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

A former leading West End actor, Oz Clarke is one of the world's best-known wine experts, whose formidable reputation is based on his extensive wine knowledge and accessible, no-nonsense approach. Known for his phenomenal palate, irreverent style, accurate predictions and enthusiasm for life in general, Oz is Britain's most popular wine writer.

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