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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Impressive, but rather overwhelming amount of information. Read the review ‘It also has semi-hidden pleasures amid the dry discourse.
Such a great book to use as a reference. As a source of well-honed, succinct definitions, the Companion is invaluable Even wine writers refer, and defer, to it. Lists with This Book. The world of wine is developing rapidly, so much so that the updated fourth edition of The Oxford Companion to Wine has added new entries, including wine apps, aromatics, minerality, social media, and tasting notes language. Read the review ‘A comprehensive compendium that deserves a spot on every aficionado’s shelf.
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If you’re looking for a present for the wine lover in your life, this is the most comprehensive wine tome on the market. The first person outside the wine trade to have passed the notoriously tough Master of Wine exams, she writes daily for the award-winning JancisRobinson.
This is the OED of the wine world! This book is pleasing to read, endlessly fascinating, both un-put-downable and awesome for quick reference.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The past two decades have seen globalization of the world’s wine markets proceed like never before, in both speed and comprehensiveness.
I received this book free in a Goodreads contest.
It’s my go-to reference for research into current and historical grapes and wines. Winner of the James Beard Award for Beverage, this exhaustively updated fourth edition incorporates the very latest international research to present new entries on topics ranging from additives and wine apps to WSET and Zelen.
Read the review ‘the weighty gold standard when it comes to every region, grape, style and technical term to do robinsoj wine’. Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4, entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day.
Read the review ‘I asked the students to give me feedback about the various readings. This is a 4th edition of this whopping wine encyclopaedia that’s been around and improved on since Sovanni Bun rated it really liked it Jul 08, Read the review ‘ Oxvord also provides advice for Queen Elizabeth II’s wine cellar.
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Entries for individuals are limited by the strict criteria of “a long track record” and “global significance”; hence French worldwide consulting oenologist Michel Rolland and even Soviet premier Jandis Gorbachev have entries, wone California oenologist Helen Turley is omitted. The authors and editors have done a distinct service to the wine world with this edition.
The Oxford Companion to Wine, edited by Robinson, is generally considered to be the most complete wine encyclopedia. I was so excited to win this giveaway!
Smith and Garrett Oliver. 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 Ebook This title is available as an ebook.
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. Quite apart from being such a splendid reference work, the b Academic Skip to main content.
There also is plenty of humor, a quality often lacking in reference works. Read the review ‘If you find yourself embroiled in dinner-table debates about wine, the Oxford Companion is your final arbiter.