Books

  • Oz Clarke’s Story of Wine: 8000 Years, 100 Bottles

    Oz Clarke’s Story of Wine: 8000 Years, 100 Bottles

    ‘Oz Clarke’s Story of Wine: 8000 Years, 100 Bottles’ is an engaging and informative read that offers a unique perspective on the history and evolution of wine. This new edition, previously titled ‘The History of Wine in 100 Bottles’, better reflects the focus of being a story-driven approach rather than a conventional historical narrative. The…

  • Vines in a Cold Climate

    Vines in a Cold Climate

    ‘Vines in a Cold Climate’ by Henry Jeffreys is an exploration into the world of viticulture in the United Kingdom. Cleverly titled as a nod to Nancy Mitford’s “Love in a Cold Climate,” the book looks into the complexities and nuances of establishing a successful vineyard in a climate traditionally considered unsuitable for wine production….

  • World in a Wine Glass

    World in a Wine Glass

    “World in a Wine Glass: The Insider’s Guide to Artisanal, Sustainable, Extraordinary Wines to Drink Now” by Ray Isle is a different journey through the world of wine, offering a fresh and insightful perspective that goes beyond the conventional wine guide. Ray Isle, with his extensive experience as the executive wine editor for Food &…

  • The Oxford Companion to Wine

    The Oxford Companion to Wine

    The Oxford Companion to Wine has long been revered in the world of wine books and its fifth edition serves to solidify this reputation. This latest edition has over 4,100 entries, a testament to its exhaustive coverage of the subject. With the inclusion of more than 300 brand-new entries, readers are treated to fresh insights…

  • Cork Dork

    Cork Dork

    Journalist and hobbyist drinker, Bianca Bosker, initially knew little about wine until she stumbled upon a world dominated by elite sommeliers obsessed with flavour. Intrigued by their passion and almost supernatural tasting abilities, she embarked on a journey to understand their obsession, exploring whether she could become a “cork dork” herself. Through a mixture of…

  • Wine Science: The Application of Science in Winemaking

    Wine Science: The Application of Science in Winemaking

    This book explores the processes, advancements and factors impacting science of winemaking. With the rise of scientific techniques to enhance the consistency and profitability of wines, there has been a global exchange of knowledge, ideas and practices. This book, written by Jamie Goode, is unique in offering an in-depth examination of wine science. Goode adeptly…