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1001: Wines You Must Try Before You Die [Paperback]

Neil Beckett
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If you're after a good quality wine to try, you are no longer restricted to the greats of the Old World - Burgundy, Bordeaux, Rhine Valley and Barolo to name but a few. Countries everywhere from Argentina to Australia, and even China, Canada, India and Thailand are now producing great wines at affordable prices. So what to choose?1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die is here to lift you out of the grapey confusion. Entries written by experts cover everything you'll need to choose between the Chardonnay or the Grenache, including evocative tasting notes, informative and entertaining reviews, suggestions as to when the wines will be at their best and recommendations for other great vintages and similar wines. Accompanied by images of the wine labels and beautiful photographs of the wineries and vineyards, this book is a sumptuous guide to discovering the world's most interesting and exciting wines.

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  • Paperback: 960 pages
  • Publisher: Cassell (1 Aug 2011)
  • Language: Unknown
  • ISBN-10: 1844037037
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844037032
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 21.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 54,406 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"With "1001 Wines," you'll learn about, and hope for, a taste of some of the world's most sought-after wines." "San Francisco Chronicle""But this massive tome goes way beyond the vapid approach of so many such works, with tasty tidbits and inside information on a masterfully chosen list." "The Star Tribune""The list is not of the greatest wines or of authors' favorites; instead, it includes intriguing, historical, and influential wines. All of them can be purchased, although some are rare and expensive." "Library Journal"

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Insightful, informative and entertaining, written by a team of wine connoisseurs and experts. Can be referred to and used as well as read purely for pleasure and interest. Updated for 2011, this new edition features evocative tasting notes, information on brand, grape variety, cost, availability and other successful vintages and wines from the featured producers. Includes beautiful photography and detailed information about the history of the wineries and winemakers to truly bring each wine to life.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Consume responsibly! 1 Jan 2012
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A good size of book, although quite heavy to hold. Fabulous pictures, especially as the recipient had been to the very spot in some photos! Nice to see some of the bottle shapes and an excellent idea to have one page per wine. Plenty of interesting facts and background stories. Don't usually buy "...Before You Die" titles, however this book makes up for it by being attractive and informative.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I hope I live long enough 7 Feb 2014
By KevinH
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If I try one a week I am in with a fighting chance! Buy this if you are still young, or if you are as old as me, start drinking heavily!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Now I'm glad to write a review of this item 22 July 2014
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Now I'm glad to write a review of this item, because it was no small article!! Of a fair size, & over 1000 pages, it was like two house bricks arriving side by side!! Yet whoever packed it did a fantastic job, ensuring it was as solid as could be, and ensuring that there was no tearing at the corners on such a heavyweight parcel. It smelt a little musty (probably had been stored away somewhere) but was a steal for such a second-hand book that was in first class condition
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4.0 out of 5 stars must try............ 27 May 2014
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bought as a gift so maybe he was only being polite but he said it was excellent , well written and interesting.
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5.0 out of 5 stars nice book 25 Jan 2014
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Very good book and also good value. The amount of comprehensive information makes it a great read. Great for enthusiasts and newbies alike.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely Book 21 Nov 2013
By milton
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Amazing pictures and clear, simple yet comprehensive details about the wines, the things you'd want to know to try them. Like that the price range is given too, with wines for every budget and taste. I bought this as a gift and am delighted with my purchase
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