Book reviews 2017 – ABCs part 2


If the first lot of ABC guides to wine were stocking fillers, these are definitely too big (although I guess that depends on the size of your stocking). Each one goes back to the basics from a totally different angle. See the guide for more reviews. 

Essential Winetasting 
The complete practical winetasting course 
Michael Schuster 
Published by Mitchell Beazley 
ISBN 9781784720919 
£19, $25, CA$28 

Michael Schuster was one of Walter Speller’s first wine teachers, and way back in 2008 Jancis said that his wine courses were ‘the best we know in London’. I remember Julia once saying something similar to...