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Wine behind the label 12th edition

Autor David Moore
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 26 noi 2020
The 12th edition of Wine Behind the Label is published Nov 2020 with its most comprehensive analysis to date of wine producers, their vineyards and their wines.
The guide remains unique with detailed profiles of individual wineries from all the main producing countries of the world, as well as giving full ratings and scores for their wines.
The 12th edition includes full profiles of over 4,000 wineries. There are over 7,000 wineries featured in total, with over 27,000 different wines rated and scored with price guides.
The guide has been updated to include all the latest wines and ratings from the 2019 northern hemisphere vintage and the 2020 vintage in the southern hemisphere.
Wine Behind The Label contains the most accurate information possible about wineries and their wines as it relies on a network of some of the biggest names in the international wine writing community to help compile many of the chapters, profiles and wine ratings. It is their work and expertise that has helped Wine Behind The Label become seen as THE reference book for professional and amateur wine lovers alike.
Contributors to the 12th edition include: Neville Blech (Bordeaux, Italy and Other Europe, North Africa, Middle East and Asia) Jim Budd (Loire Valley and Portugal), Michael Edwards (Champagne, Burgundy, Alsace and England), Professor Kathleen Burk (Germany, Austria, South-West France and Virginia). It also includes work from previous contributors, including Wink Lorch, Sarah Ahmed, Maggie Rosen, Stuart George, Gary White and Ilona Thompson.
A key feature of the Wine Behind The Label guide is its full range of regional maps, with great detail of all the main wine producing areas of the world and their appellations. These have been fully updated and revised.
It also includes comprehensive glossaries for wine and viticulture terms along with a guide to all the main grape varieties.
Previous editions of the guide have received international acclaim. The most recent coming from the Organisation Internationale de la Vigne et du Vin which gave it a special prize in its international wine awards for its contribution to wine education and knowledge. Many other top writers and reviewers continue to acclaim the series.
As the 12th edition is about to hit the presses, plans are already in place for 2021, with more leading contributors from around the world for the next Wine Behind the Label. There is also a Members Subscription area on the Wine Behind the Label website, www.winebehindthelabel.org - which inludes a complimentary copy of the digital version of the 11th edition.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781910891179
ISBN-10: 1910891177
Pagini: 1076
Dimensiuni: 221 x 286 x 61 mm
Greutate: 2.74 kg
Ediția:12th edition
Editura: For Our Sun Publishing

Notă biografică

Nearly twenty years experience as a wine consultant, wine buyer, writer and editorial director have provided David with the background to co-author and edit a wine guide of such breadth and scope.

During this period he has travelled widely and been exposed to hands-on winemaking and was one of three principal judges for the New York Times "Wine Today Europe" site of the early 2000s.

Today he focuses his research on his own areas of expertise. He travels extensively to both France and Spain, taking in visits to all the major fairs and exhibitions. Alimentaria in Barcelona and Fenavin in Ciudad Real are consistent dates on his calendar as are Vinisud in Montpelier, the bi-annual tastings organised by Inter-Rhône and the annual primeur tastings in Bordeaux.

Visiting winemakers in their cellars though remains a cornerstone of the work on Wine behind the label. As well as extensive visits in Europe, David visits the West Coast of the United States in most years. The vast majority of the most exciting hand-made wines Stateside can only be tasted in this way. As a part of this he has been invited to key local fairs and tastings.