Bordeaux and Its Wines
Recounting the history and ambience of a region where wine has been produced for more than a thousand years, Wine Guild award-winner Robert Joseph ... Show synopsis Recounting the history and ambience of a region where wine has been produced for more than a thousand years, Wine Guild award-winner Robert Joseph takes the reader on a personal tour of the appellations of Bordeaux. Discover the many varied regions--from Margaux to St. Emilion, the Medoc to Sauternes and Graves. Savor their wines, and learn how the climate, soil, and people make them what they are. Visit the chateaux, villages, and vineyards of Bordeaux, and meet the men and women who, every year, turn baskets of grapes into bottles of wine that are among the most sought after in the world. Along the way, learn about the individuals--from kings to hermits--who have shaped the history of the region. Complete with Robert Joseph's personal directory to Bordeaux's most interesting wines, this is a rich and rewarding book for all who are drawn to the glories of France's most historic wine-producing region.