Among the thousands of great wines on the market, which should you try at least once in your lifetime? 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die ensures that you make the right decision every time. This evocative and informative guide takes you beyond the initial taste sensation to give you history, anecdote, facts and opinion. Some of the 1001 wines selected are old and rare, most are readily available, and many represent spectacular value; a few are controversial, a few are curiosities, but all are worthy of their place in the book. Together they reflect the thrilling variety that is part of the enduring fascination of fine wine.
Each insightful review is supplemented by a photograph of the wine label - itself an integral part of the wine's identity and image - as well as stunning photographs of the vineyards, wineries and winemakers. Essential for every wine lover, 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die is an informative and sumptuous guide that enhances the intellectual as well as the sensual pleasure to be taken in the world's most exciting and palatable wines.
Preface by wine writer, judge and critic Huon Hooke, the 2007 winner of the Australian Wine Communicators Award.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 08 / 2008