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Jancis’ Guide to Wine UPDATED

The respected  and revered Oxford Companion to Wine edited by Jancis Robinson has been updated and is now in its 4th Edition (September 2015):

….this fourth edition incorporates the very latest international research to present 300 new entries on topics ranging from additives and wine apps to WSET and Zelen. Specific new keywords include wine apps, authentication, CellarTracker, concrete, counterfeit wine, films about wine, wine funds, ingredient labelling, ladybug taint, microbial terroir, minerality, Mtsvane, natural wine, optical sorting, orange wine, oxygen transmission rate (OTR), pet-nat, planting rights, plastic bottles, premature oxidation, proximal sensing, qvevri, Sauvignon Gris, smoke taint, social media, soil biota, Syrah decline, tasting notes language, urban wineries, vandalism and Vin de France. Over 60 per cent of all entries have been revised; and useful lists and statistics are appended, including a unique list of the world’s controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties

My First Edition (1994) is always close at hand. There is now also an Edition for Kindle!

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