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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Nine years of change in the world of wine Jancis Robinson highlights some oxvord the big changes in the world of wine production in the last decade DS the impact of climate change, new insights into soil and minerality, the advent of social media, the rise of Hong Kong as a world centre of wine trading and emerging problems such as premature oxidation.
Hundreds ccompanion other entries have also undergone major revisions, including yeast, barrel alternatives, climate change, and virtually all wine regions.
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If you’re a wine novice, this one volume could teach you more 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 Copanion well worth your time to read the entire book, especially if you are a novice.
Published in to worldwide acclaim, the first edition of Jancis Robinson’s seminal volume, The Oxford Companion to Wine, immediately attained legendary status.
Available online as part of Oxford Reference – cross-search quality A-Z reference at the click of a button. Over 60 per cent of all entries have been revised ; and useful lists and statistics are appended, including a unique list of the world’s controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties, as well as vineyard area, wine production and consumption by country. The wine business is an intriguing marker of human activity ‘ economic changes, consumer fashions, globalization, social and technological developments.
There also is plenty of humor, a quality often lacking in reference works. She has an honorary doctorate from the Open University, and was made an OBE inamong numerous other awards for her writing.
Anna Hosea rated it really liked it Aug 16, Skickas inom vardagar. Book ratings by Goodreads. The esteemed contributors including over 50 new to this edition range from internationally renowned academics to some of the most famous wine writers and wine specialists in the world.
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Refresh and try again. It’s my go-to reference for research into current and historical grapes and wines.
The entries feel oxfogd, the information is useful and eclectic. Sovanni Bun rated it really liked it Jul 08, This unique ‘somewhereness’ is what the French call terroir. Impressive, but rather overwhelming amount of information. I received this book for free via Goodreads First Reads.
The Oxford Companion to Wine by Jancis Robinson
Tim James, Grape17 November The new e-book and Kindle formats, as well as companuon traditional hardcover edition, now render this fount of vinous erudition even more accessible and eminently more portable.
Wall Street Journal If someone is to own just one wine book, Ms. Total vineyard area by country Appendix 2B: Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Spiff Mcnostrils rated it it was amazing Jan 12, I would like to that Oxford University and Goodreads for the opportunity to win this Holy Grail of books. Elin McCoy, Bloomberg6 November These ro use facts and figures taken from the fourth edition of The Oxford Companion to Wine.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. The editorial board does a nice job of escaping the hegemony of French wine – there’s ample information on the rest of Europe eastern, toothe US, South American, and Australia.
Review quote This book is as perfect and up to date as you can possibly require I’m still looking for a good timeless guide for that. Roibnson she became the first person outside the wine trade to become a Master of Wine. Anne Krebiehl, World of Fine Wine The revisions for this new edition have been admirably and impeccably thorough Sep 19, Actoroesch rated it it was amazing Shelves: Wine ‘made in China’ has gained increased attention around world in recent years.
If you’re a wine novice, this one volume could teach you more 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 Buy from Amazon US. This would also make an awesome present for any part time or full on wine enthusiasts, and they probably wouldn’t need any other guides, ever. Jan 17, Brenden added fo.
Even wine writers refer, and defer, to it. It is a book I will look at before every romantic meal or restaurant visit in the future. Buy the book US. The fourth outing of The Oxford Companion to Wine contains lots of new material