The first of two long-awaited editions on Burgundy, this is the definitive reference to the wines of Chablis, Chalonnais, Maconnais Beaujolais, and Greater Burgundy, detailing the wine laws, the multitude of growers and merchants, and the top wines and vintages. This is the first book of two new exciting additions to the "Classic Wine Library". Internationally-respected Burgundy expert, Anthony Hanson MW explores in detail the appellations of Chablis, Beaujolais, and Greater Burgundy - including the Maconnais and Cote Chalonnaise. He considers the recent developments in what is widely recognized as one of the world's favourite wine regions and provides essential reference to the myriad top producers and merchants and their wines. There is in-depth information on the complex wine laws, the wide variety of styles produced, and the top wines and vintages. The book also features seven maps of the wine-producing areas.