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Producer : Academie du Vin Library
Region : England (UK)
WHEN THINGS TURN OUT right for Bordeaux, as they frequently do, its wines are sublime. They inspire many thousands of tributes, from Samuel Pepys’ succinct reviews to the most rhapsodic of Michael Broadbent’s tasting notes – in short, over 300 years of wine writing. On Bordeaux is a collection of the best bits, from our best-loved wine writers, critics and commentators, set around the themes that make Bordeaux tick – the history, the vintage, the vineyards, the aristocracy, the rivalry between Left and Right, dining out…
Contributions from Hugh Johnson, Fiona Beckett, Baron Elie de Rothschild, Mathieu Chadronnier, Christian Seely, Joe Fattorini, Ian Maxwell Campbell, Fiona Morrison MW, John Salvi, Bill Blatch, Peter Vinding-Diers and more.
"If you want to know why Bordeaux is so much talked about, read this book from the most knowledgeable insiders and the most entertaining outsiders" - Steven Spurrier
246 x 189mm, 288pp hardback
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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