Wine Books / Books About Wine
There are many books written about wine covering a broad range of wine topics. There are books that seek to educate and provide extensive coverage of the world's wine regions and the various types and styles of wine. Others are simply books that rate wines and provide tasting notes and descriptions for individual wines from specific vintages.
Books for Understanding the Wine Regions of the World
Some of the more popular wine books whose intent is to educate readers on wine regions and styles around the world include:
By: Kevin Zraly
A "classic" that is one of the best selling wine books in America. The book is organized by wine regions starting with white wine regions, moving on red wine regions, and ending with champagne and port.
Length: 224 pages
By: Hugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson
The World Atlas of Wine has sold over 4 million copies and is available in 13 languages. It is been called a "masterpiece of wine knowledge."
Length: 400 pages
By: Karen MacNeil
The Wine Bible is broken down into countries with coverage for most major and many minor producers. It has been called "A dazzling, comprehensive, modern guide to wine... (Anthony Dias Blue).
Length: 904 pages
By: Ed McCarthy, Mary Ewing-Mulligan
The authors bring wine down out of the "snob-o-sphere". It provides information on the basic types of wine, how wines are made, how to taste wine, how to store and pour wine, how to pair wine with food, and more.
Length: 432 pages