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Everything you've always wanted to know about wine but were afraid to ask.

Nowadays, enjoying the good wines you are served is no longer enough. Whether you are wine lovers, new connoisseurs or simply curious. The list of books on wine that we propose will allow you to enrich your knowledge of the wine growing environment. But also to learn how to taste wines, how to talk about them and how to choose them!

1- Wine is not magic

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 one is especially recommended as it can only be read with a deep sense of fun and adventure. Now a reference, he will give you all his tips for tasting with friends. And will give you many recommendations for food and wine pairings. As well as advice on how to cellar each wine.

2- The Hachette Wine Guide 2019

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

3- History of the vine and wine in France. From its origins in 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 the forerunner of wine trends and the gold standard for many wine producing countries? Its history, years of experience and exceptional terroir have all played a key role in building France's reputation for classic wines. If you want to understand this important cultural heritage and the fascinating history behind the reputation of French wines worldwide, History of the vine and wine in France will not fail to instruct you while reminding you of your attachment to wine!

4- The wine list please.

A must-have for wine lovers, this book will make the ideal gift for your friends or relatives who are curious and interested in discovering wines from all over the world through geographical maps! With more than 52 maps and 71 wine-producing countries, this very entertaining book (notably thanks to its numerous illustrations by Adrien Grant Smith Bianchi) will take you on a journey through time and space, your mind overflowing with questions about wine!

5-The great tasting course.

A favourite of our future oenologists, this book has been transmitted by specialised teachers from the Ecole du Vin and offers you a complete and digestible overview of everything that needs to be learned about wine. Whether you want to taste your wines, serve them or even pair them, rest assured! This book is accompanied by exercises that will allow you to broaden and validate your knowledge of wine.

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