Spanish Wine Guide (Wines of Spain)

Spanish Wine Guide (Wines of Spain)

by Approach Guides

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Spanish Wine Guide (Wines of Spain) by Approach Guides, David Raezer, Jennifer Raezer

RECENTLY UPDATED! Wine guides for the ultra curious, Approach Guides takes an in depth look at a wine region's grapes, appellations, and vintages to help you discover wines that meet your preferences. (2015)

With this guide, we explore perhaps the most dynamic wine-producing country in world, Spain: from the complex garnachas of Priorat, to the enticing vedejos of Rueda, to the enigmatic sherries of Jerez. In addition to being great values, the wines of Spain are exciting, as they are based on many little-known indigenous varieties. Equally valuable as a travel guide and wine shop companion, this Approach Guide is designed as a quick-reference resource for wine enthusiasts seeking to understand what makes Spain's wines unique and make informed choices.

Publisher note: The purpose of this guide is to profile the unique aspects of Spain's wine growing regions and grape varieties; this guide does not profile specific producers or rate individual wines.

What's in this guidebook
* Grape varieties. We describe Spain's primary red and white grape varieties and where they reach their highest expressions.
* Vintage ratings. We offer a straightforward vintage ratings table, which affords high-level insight into the best and most challenging years for wine production in Spain.
* Denomination profiles. We provide detailed profiles of each of Spain's denominations. For each denomination, this guide describes the prevailing terroir, the types of wine produced and what makes them distinctive.
* Recommendations. We mark our favorite denominations with asterisks (*) -- our selections have a record for providing quality, consistency and good values.
* Information the way you like it. As with all of our guides, this book is optimized for intuitive, quick navigation; information is organized into bullet points to make absorption easy; and links are provided to the best online resources.

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Compulsive (and compulsively informed) travelers, the Raezers are the masterminds behind the downloadable Approach Guides, which are filled with a university course-worth of history and insights for 62 destinations worldwide. WHY WE LOVE IT: The Raezers share our desire for deep, well-researched information on the wonders of the world.
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Product Details

BN ID: 2940148752950
Publisher: Approach Guides
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 763,490
File size: 952 KB

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Wine guides for the ultra curious, Approach Guides take an in-depth look at a wine region’s grapes, appellations and vintages to help you discover wines that meet your preferences.

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