Book reviews 2016 – places: France


Tam continues her series reviewing wine (and distilled wine) books published this year. For links to all her reviews, see this guide

The Wines of Faugères 
Rosemary George 
Infinite Ideas 
£30, $40 

Master of Wine in 1979, author of 12 books on wine, and writer of, Rosemary George knows Languedoc-Roussillon intimately. Faugères, in the Hérault département, is just one of more than 20 AOPs in the Languedoc, and occupies less than 1% of the 192,286 ha (474,946 acres) of vineyard, so it's a remarkably tiny corner of the Languedoc to focus on. Her reason for doing...