Clive Coates

Clive Coates, MW, was awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre du Merite by the French government, the Ruffino/Cyril Ray Memorial Prize for his work on Italian wine, and the title of Wine Writer of the Year for 1998/1999 in the Champagne Lanson awards. He has published "The Vine, "his independent fine wine magazine, since 1985. His books include "Claret "(1982), "Wines of France "(1990), "Grands Vins: The Finest Chateaux of Bordeaux and Their Wines "(California, 1995), "An Encyclopedia of the Wines and...See more