Preface to the 3rd edn of the Oxford Companion
6 Mar 2007 by JR
  The Oxford Companion to Wine aims to be the definitive single-volume wine reference. It is not a directory of producers or individual wines; many excellent guides provide this sort of information, which can date particularly rapidly. The Oxford Companion to Wine seems to have found its niche worldwide as a comprehensive work, with attitude, aimed at curious, intelligent wine drinkers and wine students who want to understand more of the background to the delicious liquid they find in their glasses and bottles. Uniquely, this book provides extremely detailed and easily accessed  information not just on the...

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