• The Classic Wine Library Reader
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The Classic Wine Library Reader

A Taste of the World's Best Wine Writing

The Classic Wine Library Reader

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The Classic Wine Library is home to some of the world’s most trusted expert writing on wine. This anthology gathers together selected essays from nearly 30 titles, published over the last 10 years. The chapters cover topics essential to understanding the wines of a range of regions, including their history, wine growing, winemaking and signature wines.

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  • Weight0.6 kg
  • Dimensions156 x 234 mm
Julian Jeffs is one of the world’s leading authorities on sherry and has written several books on Spanish wine. After leaving Cambridge, Jeffs got a job in the sherry trade in Jerez, working in a bodega and seeing every stage in the production of wine. Called to the Bar in 1958, he took two years off to write the first edition of Sherry. He also wrote two more books on wine and others on law. A past President of the Circle of Wine Writers, he was out-of-house series editor of Faber Wine Books.|Richard Mayson is an award-winning wine writer and an authority on Portuguese wine. A lecturer and consultant, he writes for Decanter and The World of Fine Wine and is a contributor to the Oxford Companion to Wine, the Larousse Encyclopedia of Wine and the World Atlas of Wine. His books include Port and the Douro, Madeira: The islands and their wines and The wines of Portugal. He is Chair of the Decanter World Wine Awards for Port and Madeira Wine.|Rebecca Clare is the editorial director of The Classic Wine Library.