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Biodynamic Wine by Monty Waldin – cover

Biodynamic Wine by Monty Waldin | book review

For those of you who really want to know how a biodynamic wine producer work in the vineyard, and also in the cellar, this book is indispensable. Monty Waldin is a specialist. He believes in

Champagne by Michael Edwards | book review

“The Finest Wines of Champagne” by Michael Edwards is an excellent introduction to the bubbly wines from northern France. The book focuses primarily on presenting a number of the most famous producers, many of the

The business of Bordeaux and China | Per on Forbes

A few years back China became Bordeaux’s biggest export market. Over a few years the Chinese market grew from almost nothing to become the market that Bordeaux could not live without. How this happened is

Sherry by Julian Jeffs | book review

[pullquote position=”right”]This book about Sherry is a classic[/pullquote]. It is now in its 6th edition (first published 1961!), so just imagine how many wine enthusiasts and wine professions that have learned about the Spanish wine

Jura Wine by Wink Lorch | Book Review

The book Jura Wine by Wink Lorch has all the information that you may ever need on wine from the Jura wine region in eastern France. It contains wine producer profiles, detailed information about the

Get a free ebook on Cognac by Nicolas Faith

If you want to know a little more about cognac you could do worse than getting yourself a free copy of Nicholas Faith’s Guide to Cognac. You can buy it printed on paper or get

More about the book on Tokaji

In the last Brief we wrote a review of the new book on Tokaij wines, Tokaji Wine – Fame, Fate, Tradition by Miles Lambert-Gócs. We also speculated in for whom it might have been written.

Biodynamics in Wine

Biodynamics in Wine By: Beverley Blanning MW A Monograph published by the International Wine & Food Society (IWFS) This little book tries on 60 pages to explain what biodynamic wine production means. It is not

What Price Bordeaux?

What Price Bordeaux? By: Benjamin Lewin Vendange Press What Price Bordeaux? is an unusual and an interesting book. But let me start with two things that I find annoying, to get them out of the

Tokaji Wine – Fame, Fate, Tradition

Tokaji Wine – Fame, Fate, Tradition By: Miles Lambert-Gócs Ambeli Press Miles Lambert-Gócs book is best classified as a reference book or encyclopaedia on the wines of Tokay (or Tokaji, or Tokaj). L-G is American

The Finest Wines of Tuscany and Central Italy

The Finest Wines of Tuscany and Central Italy By: Nicolas Belfrage Photo: Jon Wyand Fine Wine Editions This is the personal selection of the best producers in primarily Tuscany (and a bit more) by a

The Great Domaines of Burgundy

The Great Domaines of Burgundy By Remington Norman and Charles Taylor, photo Jon Wyand (mainly) Publisher: Kyle Cathie Ltd The key to finding good Burgundy wines is to find the right producer. There are few

Vineyards with sandy soil and old vines in Castilla y Leon in Spain, prieto picudo variety

Wine Genesis – book review

Wine Genesis / Wein Genesis By: Peter Oberleithner (design and photo), Karl Mayer (text) Kulinarium Verlag e.U. www.kulinariumverlag.at A massive and heavy book with lots of photos on vines and wine cellar equipment – that

Chile: Country Of Mountains And Wines

Chile: Country Of Mountains And Wines Chili, Pays de vins et de montagnes Chile : País de montañas y vinos By: Papianille Mura (text), and Matt Wilson (photo) Versant Sud This is a beautiful and

Wine Production – Vine to Bottle

Wine Production – Vine to Bottle By: Keith Grainger and Hazel Tattersall Blackwell Publishing The book is part of what is called “Food industry briefing series” and that is well reflected in its presentation. It

The Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Book

The Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Book By: Harry Karis Photo and design: Phil Karis Kavino Book Publishing, www.cdpwinebook.com It is a relatively easy task to review this book, in a way. It is likely to be the

L’histoire du Crémant d’Alsace ou la genèse des bulles

L’histoire du Crémant d’Alsace ou la genèse des bulles By: Nicole Laugel Publisher: Jérôme Do Bentzinger Editeur The story about the creation of the Crémant d’Alsace appellation is an entertaining success story. AOC Crémant d’Alsace

Champagne by Michael Edwards | book review

“The Finest Wines of Champagne” by Michael Edwards is an excellent introduction to the bubbly wines from northern France. The book focuses primarily on presenting

Sherry by Julian Jeffs | book review

[pullquote position=”right”]This book about Sherry is a classic[/pullquote]. It is now in its 6th edition (first published 1961!), so just imagine how many wine enthusiasts

More about the book on Tokaji

In the last Brief we wrote a review of the new book on Tokaij wines, Tokaji Wine – Fame, Fate, Tradition by Miles Lambert-Gócs. We

Biodynamics in Wine

Biodynamics in Wine By: Beverley Blanning MW A Monograph published by the International Wine & Food Society (IWFS) This little book tries on 60 pages

What Price Bordeaux?

What Price Bordeaux? By: Benjamin Lewin Vendange Press What Price Bordeaux? is an unusual and an interesting book. But let me start with two things

Tokaji Wine – Fame, Fate, Tradition

Tokaji Wine – Fame, Fate, Tradition By: Miles Lambert-Gócs Ambeli Press Miles Lambert-Gócs book is best classified as a reference book or encyclopaedia on the

The Great Domaines of Burgundy

The Great Domaines of Burgundy By Remington Norman and Charles Taylor, photo Jon Wyand (mainly) Publisher: Kyle Cathie Ltd The key to finding good Burgundy

Vineyards with sandy soil and old vines in Castilla y Leon in Spain, prieto picudo variety

Wine Genesis – book review

Wine Genesis / Wein Genesis By: Peter Oberleithner (design and photo), Karl Mayer (text) Kulinarium Verlag e.U. www.kulinariumverlag.at A massive and heavy book with lots

Wine Production – Vine to Bottle

Wine Production – Vine to Bottle By: Keith Grainger and Hazel Tattersall Blackwell Publishing The book is part of what is called “Food industry briefing

The Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Book

The Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Book By: Harry Karis Photo and design: Phil Karis Kavino Book Publishing, www.cdpwinebook.com It is a relatively easy task to review this

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