From the Author
Tom Stevenson has written 21 critically acclaimed books, winning no less than 27 literary awards, including Wine Writer of the Year three times. In 1999 he received The Wine Literary Award, the only lifetime achievement award for wine writing in the USA. Only nine other authors have received this prestigious award prior to Tom Stevenson. His other works include The New Sothebys Wine Encyclopedia, which has sold over 400,000 copies in 12 languages, and Christies World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine, also published by Absolute Press.