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Jancis Robinson's Wine Course

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One of the world's most respected wine writers provides an introduction to the enjoyment of wine and an overview of the wines of the world in this companion volume to the acclaimed television series. Full of infectious enthusiam and lots of personal tips, this book will soon have you reaching for the corkscrew. 300 full-color illustrations.
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published August 1st 1996 by Abbeville Press
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Ricardo Marcos
In my opinion, this is a very good reference book for the description of the varieties and regions. It is not as detailed as the "Concise World Atlas of Wine" and I like the fact that it is in a 'course' format, allowing the reader to learn in progressive steps.
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Jancis Mary Robinson OBE, MW is a British wine critic, journalist and editor of wine literature. She currently writes a weekly column for the Financial Times, and writes for her website She also provides advice for Queen Elizabeth II's wine cellar.

Robinson studied mathematics and philosophy at Oxford University and worked for a travel company after leaving university. Robinson...more
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