Published in to worldwide acclaim, the first edition of Jancis Robinson’s seminal volume, The Oxford Companion to Wine, immediately attained legendary . Published in to worldwide acclaim, the first edition of Jancis Robinson’s seminal volume immediately attained legendary status, winning every major wine . The Oxford Companion to Wine (OCW) is a book in the series of Oxford Companions published by Oxford University Press. The book provides an alphabetically arranged reference to wine, compiled and edited by Jancis Robinson, with.

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This is the best wine encyclopedia there could ever be. Choose your country or region Close. They sum up wine, in its current state, with finesse.

The team assembled by Robinson and Harding represent some of the finest minds in their respective fields. May 25, Sasha rated it robinspn it Shelves: Andrew Schirmer rated it really liked it Jun 19, The Eastern Mediterranean, comprising Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Lebanon and Turkey, is politically one of the most divisive regions in the world.

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The authoritative encyclopedic guide to everything on wine. The new e-book and Kindle formats, as well as the traditional hardcover edition, now render this fount of vinous erudition even more accessible and eminently more portable.

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This series has later been reissued on DVD. Read the review ‘weighty, authoritative, indispensable’ Return to Book Oxflrd. We also share information about your jxncis of our site with our social media and analytics partners, who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.


Note, though, that An absolutely terrific wine encyclopaedia, containing more minute information about wine production, history, enjoyment, and custom than anyone could ever want to know.

The Oxford Companion to Wine by Jancis Robinson

She also provides advice for Queen Elizabeth II’s wine cellar. Elin McCoy, Bloomberg6 November Received this book as a first reads giveaway from goodreads. The revisions for this new edition have been admirably and impeccably thorough Retrieved 15 December Skickas inom vardagar. Dinsmoor Webb Robert E.

Aug 25, Samantha marked it as to-read. Controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties Appendix 2A: Photography and social movements Antigoni Memou. It is a book I will look at before oxfoord romantic meal or restaurant visit in the future.

Read the review ‘If you’re a wine novice, this one volume could teach you wnie about wine than any other; and if you’re a full-time wine professional, you will still find much in here that you didn’t know.

The fourth edition, published incontains nearly 4, entries of them completely new over about pages with contributions from people. Like so many other websites, we use cookies to personalise content, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic.

Even if robinsoh bookshelf already groans under the weight of the previous edition, purchasing this revision will be money well spent. Oct 25, David Hollywood rated it it was amazing. She also served as British Airways’s wine consultant. It is the ultimate guide to wine and possibly the only one you will ever need.


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Organized as an encyclopedia. In ampelographic collections, about ten living plants of each grape variety or clone are kept alive for future studies or plantings, which requires a large amount of time xompanion money. Nearly ten years after the third edition, a fully comppanion version of The Oxford Companion to Wine has been long janvis. Read the review ‘The Oxford Companion is exhaustively researched and the inclusion of a grape or region in its pages lends a level of credibility that Wikipedia does not [have].

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Feb 19, Katy rated it really liked it. Essential reference for anyone deeply curious about wine. Provide sufficient information for wine lovers. In the case of wine, as in so many other spheres, knowledge increases enjoyment exponentially. It’s a very big book.

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