'The one essential book for any wine lover' Eric Asimov, New York Times
'No wine-lover's bookshelf should be without the superlative new edition of The Oxford Companion to Wine' Jonathan Ray, Daily Telegraph
'beefed up with impressive scholarship by its assistant editor Julia Harding' The Times
A major new edition of the ultimate reference book on wine, described by Michael Franz in the Washington Post as 'the greatest wine book ever published', which was jolly nice of him. Nearly 4,000 entries, 300 new ones, and more than 160 international contributors, including 73 new to this edition.
It has been published in German by Hallwag as Der Oxford Weinlexikon, in French by Hachette as L'Encyclopédie du Vin and, amazingly, in Danish as Oxford Vin Leksikonby a wonderful woman who has had to virtually create a Danish wine vocabulary. There are currently plans to translate this third edition into Dutch, Danish, Japanese, Italian, German and Hungarian.
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