Motivated learners will be pleased by this update of an enduringly useful introductory wine course, which is, at the same time, a valuable reference work. A James Beard Award-winning wine professional, MacNeil treats her readers’ interest seriously, avoiding oversimplification as she provides detailed coverage of the world’s wine regions, their major producers, and the cultures that surround them. Anyone contemplating a wine-related career move, as well as those tired of coyly cursory introductions to the field, will find this very valuable.
996 pages! Black-and-white photographs throughout. Paperback.