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Everything you always wanted to know about wine but never dared to ask

Today, enjoying the good wines you are served is no longer enough. Whether you are a wine lover, a new connoisseur or just curious. The list of books on wine that we offer will allow you to enrich your knowledge of the world of viticulture. But also to learn how to taste the wines, to learn to talk about them and to choose them!



1- Wine is not rocket science


According to sommeliers, the best way to learn about a wine is to taste it. But having a book next to you on your coffee table is never a bad idea! This is particularly recommended because it can only be read with a deep sense of pleasure and adventure. Now a reference, he will share with you all his tasting tips with friends. And will offer you many recommendations for food and wine pairing. As well as advice on how to place each wine in the cellar.


2- The Hachette Wine Guide 2019


If you are looking for an encyclopedic guide that can provide you with all kinds of information about wine (whether it is information about the origin of wines, their characteristics, the elements that make up their tasting or the food and wine pairings). The Hachette des vins guide is a complete guide that will serve as your companion before making your prestigious purchases. Or even during your wine and oenological studies!


3- History of the vine and wine in France. From the origins to the 19th century.


For many people, wine is synonymous with French territory. Indeed, France produces between 7 and 8 billion bottles of wine per year and remains one of the largest producers in the world. The question remains: how did it become a precursor of wine trends and the gold standard for many producing countries? Its history, years of experience and exceptional terroir have all played a key role in building the French reputation for classic wines. If you wish to understand this important cultural heritage and the fascinating history behind the reputation of French wines around the world, Histoire de la vigne et du vin en France will not fail to educate you while reminding you of your attachment to wine!


4- The wine list please.


Essential and indispensable for wine lovers, this book will make the ideal gift for your friends or family, amateurs and curious, wishing to discover wines from all over the world through maps! With more than 52 maps and 71 wine producing countries, this very entertaining book (thanks to its many illustrations by Adrien Grant Smith Bianchi) will take you on a journey through time and space, with a mind full of questions about wine!


5-The great tasting course.


A favourite of our future oenologists, this book has been passed on by specialised teachers at the Ecole du Vin and offers you a complete and digestible panorama of everything that must be acquired about wine. Whether you want to taste your wines, serve them or even tune them, be assured! This book is accompanied by exercises that will allow you to broaden and validate your knowledge of wine.

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