At Christmas, Oh The V.i-r.u.s Outside Is Frightful But The Wine Christmas T-Shirt a wine book stands behind only a large bottle of wine as a desired gift for a wine lover in your life. Which book is more suitable depends on your book lover’s level of interest – although it’s worth remembering that no beginner on any topic likes to be sponsored.
When wine science editor Jamie Goode included it in an interesting opening article on wine reviews, The Goode Guide to Wine (£ 15.99, UCP), Oh The V.i-r.u.s Outside Is Frightful But The Wine Christmas T-Shirt “Instead of Cheese for Dummies, I wanted to read Cheese for Smart People. Smart people just don’t know much about cheese. “The closest wine book to that ideal, but will also appeal to the most serious wine gurus, is The World Atlas of Wine (£ 50, Mitchell Beazley). Co-edited by wine writers. best of the UK, Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson, it’s full of great articles and beautiful, detailed maps. Read it in a succulent, cherry-scented red from a region with an extension in the recently published 8th edition, Bierzo.
Battenfeld Spanier Mölsheim Riesling, Rheinhessen, Germany 2017 (£ 14.67, justerinis.com) If The World Atlas of Wine cares about wine geography, while doing a pretty good job in biology, chemistry and literature Wine Story: From Noah to Now (£ 30, Academie du Vin Library) – another Hugh Johnson masterpiece that has also been reprinted in a Oh The V.i-r.u.s Outside Is Frightful But The Wine Christmas T-Shirt new edition this year – deals with history. In Johnson’s typical musical and prose prose, it tells stories from ancient Egypt and Rome to the New World’s late 20th-century rise through Burgundy’s monks and nexus. of Bordeaux with medieval England. For wine lovers looking to delve deeper into a particular region or country, I’ll take a look at this impressive and growing set of books from the Infinite Vintage Wine Library of Ideas,