• The wines of Great Britain
  • The wines of Great Britain
  • The wines of Great Britain
  • The wines of Great Britain
  • Format:Paperback
  • ISBN:9781913141783
  • Publication Date:13-05-2019

The wines of Great Britain

Stephen Skelton MW

The wines of Great Britain

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Great Britain is a premium wine-producing region, with around 650 vineyards in England and Wales covering some 2,750 hectares and producing sparkling and still wines. Here, Stephen Skelton MW, the leading authority on these wines, undertakes a comprehensive study of the country’s wines, past, present and future. A substantial part of this book is the 21 detailed producer biographies that provide a complete picture of the country's wine industry.

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  • Weight 0.51 kg
  • Dimensions 156 x 234 mm
Stephen Skelton has been involved with growing vines and making wine since 1975. He is the English and Welsh vineyards contributor to Hugh Johnson’s and Oz Clarke’s annual wine guide and wrote the sections on English and Welsh wine in the 7th edition of World Atlas of Wine and the 4th edition of Jancis Robinson's Oxford Companion to Wine. Stephen was a director of the English Vineyards Association and of its successor organisation, the United Kingdom Vineyards Association, from 1982 to 2003.

‘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