Dictionary of Wine

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Simon Collin
A&C Black, Apr 1, 2005 - Cooking - 248 pages
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Wine novices and connoisseurs will enjoy this reference that covers every aspect of wine and winemaking and provides an all-inclusive guide to the specialist terms used in growing, producing, and tasting wine. Wine basics, such as the different types of grapes, regions, and methods of growing vines, as well as the complexities of the finished product, are detailed. Also included are special features such as six exclusive viewpoints from winemakers in Australia, California, Chile, Greece, Italy, and South Africa; apt and amusing wine-related quotations; a pronunciation guide; a vintage chart; and 16 maps showing wine regions of the world.

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About the author (2005)

Simon Collin is the author of Eating Out in Five Languages and Menu Reader's Dictionary. Matthew Jukes is the author of the United Kingdom's bestselling wine guide, The Wine List, and runs the web site www.expertwine.com.

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