Spain produces some of the finest wines in the world, yet twenty years ago it was known internationally only for sherry and rioja. Today, however, world-class wines are produced in Costers del Segre, Navarra, Peneds, Priorato, Ribera del Duero, and Somontano, to name just a few areas that are covered in this comprehensive book.
Julian Jeffs, one of Europe's foremost writers on wine, traveled all over Spain looking for fine vineyards in remote places. He sought out and evaluated the many varieties as he also researched modern Spain's impressive methods of vinification, which have helped Spanish wines progress in just a generation from being little known and poorly regarded to becoming recognized as among the world's best.
Ranging from the wines of Catalonia (such as Ampurdn- Costa Brava) to the varieties of southeastern Spain (such as Valencia and Jumilla) to the wines of the Canary Islands, this is the one book on Spanish wine for both the novice and the expert....Continua