• Jura Wine Book Cover
  • Jura Wine Book Cover
  • Format:Paperback
  • ISBN:9780992833107
  • Publication Date:14-03-2014
  • Pages:352

Jura Wine

Wink Lorch

with local food and travel tips

Jura Wine

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Winner of the André Simon Drink Award 2014

‘A complete yet concise, politely opinionated guide to this region and its captivating wines and food.’
Eric Asimov, The New York Times

‘The quixotic wines of France’s Jura are increasing the darlings of global tastemakers, thus in great need of a good resource. Wink Lorch provides that, an indispensable reference.’
Jon Bonné, San Francisco Chronicle


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A book that uncovers the mystery and myriad styles of the Jura wine region and its wines, which have caught the imagination of wine lovers worldwide. Wink includes insight into the region’s history and culture, unravels the complications of this tiny wine region, and shares often untold stories of over 90 wine producers from the smallest to the largest. Local food and travel tips are a bonus. Wink has been a writer and educator on wine for many years, and her books appeal to wine professionals and wine lovers alike. Living partly in the French Alps, only a couple of hours from the Jura region, she has written about the region's wine, food and tourism for many international magazines and books.

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  • Weight1.089 kg
  • Dimensions160 x 230 mm

Wink Lorch has always worked in the world of wine and since the late 1980s has been a wine communicator, teaching wine trade students, entertaining wine lovers and writing for magazines and books. In addition she has worked with specialist wine book authors and publishers including on books by Oz Clarke and Jancis Robinson.

Wink lives partly in London and partly in the French Alps. She has become a specialist in the unusual wines of the French Alps (Savoie, Bugey and others) and of the Jura, contributing to many books and magazines on these specialist regions. Wink has also been involved in travel guide writing and editing for her specialist areas.

Wink's Jura blog is at jurawine.co.uk and her main site is winetravelmedia.com


‘The books that taught me about wine were about places and people. It’s the history and stories about a wine that bring it to life and make it worth talking about.’

– Steven Spurrier