2010 books reviewed – New World


By Paul O'Doherty. See this complete guide to 2010 book reviews.

Washington Wines and Wineries, Second Edition
The Essential Guide

Paul Gregutt
University of California Press


In the past, the state of Washington on the Canadian/US border has often been the forgotten wine region, slightly memorable for initially adopting Merlot as its signature red wine grape variety, probably because California had already taken Cabernet Sauvignon. And it has been regarded as outback wine country not just by Europeans and Australians, for instance, but as a bit of a mystery to those closer to home as well. Gregutt’s...