Wine behind the label 12th edition (Hardcover)
The 12th edition of Wine Behind the Label is published Nov 2020 with its most comprehensive analysis to date of wine producers, their vineyards and their wines.
The guide remains unique with detailed profiles of individual wineries from all the main producing countries of the world, as well as giving full ratings and scores for their wines.
The 12th edition includes full profiles of over 4,000 wineries. There are over 7,000 wineries featured in total, with over 27,000 different wines rated and scored with price guides.
The guide has been updated to include all the latest wines and ratings from the 2019 northern hemisphere vintage and the 2020 vintage in the southern hemisphere.
Wine Behind The Label contains the most accurate information possible about wineries and their wines as it relies on a network of some of the biggest names in the international wine writing community to help compile many of the chapters, profiles and wine ratings. It is their work and expertise that has helped Wine Behind The Label become seen as THE reference book for professional and amateur wine lovers alike.
Contributors to the 12th edition include: Neville Blech (Bordeaux, Italy and Other Europe, North Africa, Middle East and Asia) Jim Budd (Loire Valley and Portugal), Michael Edwards (Champagne, Burgundy, Alsace and England), Professor Kathleen Burk (Germany, Austria, South-West France and Virginia). It also includes work from previous contributors, including Wink Lorch, Sarah Ahmed, Maggie Rosen, Stuart George, Gary White and Ilona Thompson.
A key feature of the Wine Behind The Label guide is its full range of regional maps, with great detail of all the main wine producing areas of the world and their appellations. These have been fully updated and revised.
It also includes comprehensive glossaries for wine and viticulture terms along with a guide to all the main grape varieties.
Previous editions of the guide have received international acclaim. The most recent coming from the Organisation Internationale de la Vigne et du Vin which gave it a special prize in its international wine awards for its contribution to wine education and knowledge. Many other top writers and reviewers continue to acclaim the series.
As the 12th edition is about to hit the presses, plans are already in place for 2021, with more leading contributors from around the world for the next Wine Behind the Label. There is also a Members Subscription area on the Wine Behind the Label website, www.winebehindthelabel.org - which inludes a complimentary copy of the digital version of the 11th edition.