This exceptional book brings together everything worth knowing about wine in one single volume. Andre Domine's magnificent publication combines all you need to know about wine, winegrowing, and wine production in every part of the world, into a truly gargantuan work. It is a wine atlas, a reference book, and a wine directory for all countries, and wine-growing regions, around the world. It is also an ideal guide to buying wine. Those looking to brush up on their knowledge can read about everything from the basic rules of tasting to choosing the right wine for a meal, and from everyday life in the vineyard throughout the year to environmentally sound viticulture. Every wine-growing country in the world is presented by experts in clear and coherent terms which every layperson will understand and appreciate. More than 1,200 photographs and over 150 detailed maps provide an accurate overview of each and every region. Explanations of the labels of interesting wines, along with recommendations of producers, domains, chateaux, and wineries, provide the reader with a helping hand through the ever-growing maze of the worldwide wine industry. Wine invites readers to explore the varied productions of vineyards from all around the globe. This book is an extremely informative, and beautifully illustrated, wine companion.