Explore the world’s most important white wines with this definitive compendium
Discover the delicious world of white wine with profiles of all the must-know varieties and styles, from Albarino to Viognier, and dive deep into popular favourites, such as Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. Peppered with engaging facts and figures, each chapter surveys one grape or style, featuring all-inclusive at-a-glance information that tells you what to expect in the glass, suggested food pairings and recommended wines, from cheerful bargains to worthy splurges. Detailed essays offer capsule histories of each variety or style, including its origins, favoured growing conditions, notable countries that produce it and typical characteristics. Winemakers and other industry experts share their wisdom alongside gorgeous photography that brings the regions, vineyards, grapes and bottles vividly to life. Complete with a handy checklist to track the delectable wines that you taste, White Wine is the perfect resource to help you enjoy the best white wines in the world.