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10 Great Wine Families: A Tour Through Europe

by Fiona Morrison MW

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Producer : Academie du Vin Library

Region : England (UK)

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AN UP-CLOSE AND PERSONAL insight into 10 of Europe’s most celebrated winemaking families that chronicles their triumphs, trials and tribulations through successive generations.

Not just any wine families: the likes of Frescobaldi, Gaja, Torres, Perrin, Niepoort, Knoll and Torres, known and revered across the world. Fiona Morrison was welcomed into the homes of each (with her photographer) and was able to capture the ‘behind the scenes’ excitement of winemaking in the kind of vivid detail impossible to achieve in a magazine article.

A must-read for any wine lover, Fiona offers both intimate portraits and topical insights, as she raises questions about climate change, globalization, how to make a family business commercial, organic trends, and the tricky business of inheritance tax.

"Fiona Morrison Thienpont has written a book from a viewpoint no other writer, as far as I know, has ever possessed: a seat at the heart of the action." - Hugh Johnson

Format 225 x 170mm, 296pp hardback

ISBN 978-1-913141-01-1

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Producer Academie du Vin Library
Region England (UK)
UPC Code ISBN 978-1-913141-01-1

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Academie du Vin Library

Between our love of all things vinous - and the upcoming holiday gifting season on the horizon, we couldn't be more excited to announce our latest Partnership with Marc Nadeau, L’Academie du Vin school and L’Academie du vin library to offer an array of books produced by a pantheon of the most time honoured and internationally respected wine writers. These books are exquisite pieces of art albeit ones that can be touched, opened, and thoroughly enjoyed.

The Académie du Vin Library was founded by Steven Spurrier and was dedicated to publishing the finest wine writing of the past, the present and the future. The story behind the name came from Steven’s days in Paris in the 1970s, when he began running wine appreciation courses for his English-speaking friends. These books are the best way increase your enjoyment of wine, without needing to get a degree to become a sommelier. From autobiographies to regional profiles to in-depth features on some of the most important estates in the world of wine, this collection contains must-have literature for the wine enthusiast.

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