The Wines of the South of France (Mitchell Beazley Classic Wine Library) Paperback – 15 May 2003
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About the Author
Rosemary George is a Master of Wine and one of the UKs most respected wine writers. She is the author of many wine books including the award-winning The Wines of Chablis and the Yonne, and The Wines of New Zealand which is also part of this series. She is the chairman of the Circle of Wine Writers, was one of the first women to pass the MW exam, and is a regular contributor to wine magazines in the UK and the USA. Rosemary lives in London.
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Overall, it's a superb work. However, I have a few slight frustrations (and bear in mind that these are just minor criticisms of an otherwise fantastic book). First, the format. It's a lengthy book, with the text broken up only by the odd black-and-white map. You get the feeling that a creative editor with more of a budget could have really done something spectacular with George's research and writing. As it is, the book isn't quite sure of what it's trying to be. Is it a reference work, or is it trying to tell a story? As a reference work its failing is that it's not laid out in an accessible enough format. You need to dig through the text pretty hard to find what you are looking for.Read more ›