The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award in "Reference, History, Scholarship"
Winner of the 2017 André Simon Drink Book Award
Winner of the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook Award for "Wine, Beer & Spirits"

From Peter Liem, the lauded expert behind the top-rated online resource, comes this groundbreaking guide to the modern wines of Champagne--a region that in recent years has undergone one of the most dramatic transformations in the wine-growing world. This luxurious box set includes a pullout tray with a complete set of seven vintage vineyard maps by Louis Larmat, a rare and indispensable resource that beautifully documents the region's terroirs. With extensive grower and vintner profiles, as well as a fascinating look at Champagne's history and lore, Champagne explores this legendary wine as never before.
Publisher: California : Ten Speed Press, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781607748427
Branch Call Number: 641.2224
Characteristics: 321 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm + 7 folded maps
Additional Contributors: Leahy, Kate - Author


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