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The new and fully updated 7th edition of the classic wine reference book that has sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide. The seventh edition of the World Atlas of Wine brings readers the very latest developments from the world's wine-growing regions, enhanced by new maps, photographs and infographics.
• Updates reflect the changing world of wine, from climate issues to the emergence of new wine-growing areas.
• Selected wine labels reflect Jancis' personal choice of the best wines made in a particularcountry,regionordistrict.
• Super-detailed maps reveal the topography of individual wine districts and the locations of notable producers or wineries of particular interest to wine lovers.
• Sparkling expert introductions explain just what makes each region special, and how their locality can be tasted in the wines made there.
The seventh edition will confirm the status of The World Atlas of Wine as the most essential and authoritative wine reference work.
About the authors:
Jancis Robinson’s award-winning books Vines, Grapes and Wine (1986) and the hugely successful Oxford Companion to Wine (1994, 1999, 2006), are landmarks in wine literature. Jancis is the Financial Times wine correspondent and is critically acclaimed as the "woman who makes the wine world gulp when she speaks" (USA Today) and "our favourite wine writer" (Playboy). Jancis was the first person outside the wine trade to qualify as a Master of Wine, in 1984. She was awarded an OBE in 2003 and the Officier de l'Ordre du Mérite Agricole in 2010 by the French Minister of Agriculture.
Hugh Johnson has led the world of wine writing in many new directions over the 40 years since his first book, Wine, was published. The World Atlas of Wine, his Wine Companion (now in its sixth edition), the annual Pocket Wine Book (since 1977), The Story of Wine, and his memoirs, A Life Uncorked, have all been best-sellers. Indeed, his Pocket Wine is the world's best-selling annual wine book. His unique approach, serious and informed, yet entertaining and unpretentious, has earned him the admiration of wine lovers all over the world.In 2007, Hugh was awarded an OBE for services to winemaking.