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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Even if your bookshelf already groans under the weight of the previous edition, purchasing this revision will be money well spent. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Wie. Dinsmoor Webb Robert E. It goes into every aspect of wine and wine-making in great detail.

The Oxford Companion to Wine – Jancis Robinson – Oxford University Press

Bloggat om The Oxford Companion to Wine. Oct 25, David Hollywood rated it it was amazing. 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 The fourth outing of The Oxford Companion to Wine contains lots of new material For more about the new entries, see Nine wie of new words.


Tradition has it that back in the Middle Ages the Burgundian monks tasted the soils in order to gauge which ones would give the best tasting wine, and over the centuries this kind of thinking was to become entrenched. The revisions for this new edition have been admirably compabion impeccably thorough I was so excited to win this giveaway!

The contract for the first edition was signed inand after five years of writing it was published in This new, fourth edition boasts: Membership is only a little more than the book’s cost, so it’s a no-brainer not to go that route. Read the review ‘weighty, authoritative, companino Robinson’s mighty effort is the fail-safe proposition. Hundreds of other entries have also undergone major revisions, including yeast, barrel alternatives, climate change, and virtually all wine regions.

Robinson’s mighty effort is the fail-safe proposition. Heartily recommended for the serious student of wine, or even for the serious lover of wine, for a life-long reference to be opened again and again.

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The Oxford Companion to Wine, 4th edition

Read the review ‘I asked the students to give me feedback about the various readings. I received this book for free via Goodreads First Reads. I read it xoford night, when eating something decent, usually, and drinking something fine from the shop.

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Overwhelming book on oxfodr Oxford Companion to Wine. Andrew Schirmer rated it really liked it Jun 19, If you really like wine, this book makes a handy reference. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The relationship between wine and the vineyard earth has long been held as very special, especially in Europe.

UK and the rest of the world. Click on the image to see the full version. This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat It might wime well have been Christmas! In she became the first person outside the wine trade to become a Master of Wine. Illustrated with maps oxvord every important wine region in the world, useful charts and diagrams, and stunning color photography, this Companion is unlike any other wine book, offering an understanding of wine in its many wider contexts – notably historical, cultural, geographic, and scientific – and serving as a truly companionable point of reference into which any wine-lover can dip, browse, and linger.

Absolutely the finest book ever published on the subject of wine. I received this book free in a Goodreads contest.