Rich, Rare & Red: A Guide to Port
by Ben Howkins
Revised and updated third edition of the established standard book on Port. Long the Port guide for The International Wine and Food Socity and ... Show synopsis Revised and updated third edition of the established standard book on Port. Long the Port guide for The International Wine and Food Socity and required reading for the Wine Education Trust diplomas. As the world demad and prices for Port continue to climb, as new Quintas and shippers emerge, updated infoirmation from an established authority becomes indispensable. The facinating history of the region and the trade along with detailed descriptions of the viticulture and winemaking techniques are covered. Special attention has been give to tasting notes and comments on new labels and through updatingt of the Vintage charts and the aging potential of the great ports. New information is provided on the changes in ownership, the role of great wine families, world market trends and viticultural and enological technical advances. Updated tips on touring the region with sound recommendations for dining and loading. Valuable notes on tasting and evaluating Port, Prot with food and "Ports" from other countries are included.