The Oenophiliac

Bringing you stories from the world of wine and beer.

Decanter – First full history of Bordeaux first growths to be published

The first-ever comprehensive history of all five first growths, by Decanter writer Jane Anson and with a foreword by Francis Ford Coppola, will be published next month. During the writing … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Decanter – Wine grape ‘bible’ poised for publication

A 1,200-page guide to the world’s wine grape varieties, billed as the most comprehensive ever published and co-authored by Jancis Robinson MW, is published this autumn. The heavyweight tome, Wine Grapes, … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Book Necessity. Jancis Robinson. The Oxford Companion to Wine.

A French chap walks into my store earlier today (18/6/11) and asks me about English wines, I only stock four, Nyetimber Brut, Nyetimber Rose, Ickworth Sparkling Rose and Primrose Hill. He … Continue reading

June 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

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