Reference Books

Cartoons in Thai

WORLD OF WINE – WINE OF THE WORLD

These two cartoons are a good introduction to the World of wine for Thai who do not feel confortable with reading English language books.
Unfortunately for them, there are not many good Thai language books on wine.

 

The Oxford Companion to wine

THE OXFORD COMPANION TO WINE
Jancis Robinson 

With nearly 4,000 entries and more than 160 international contributors, this book has been described by several wine critics as the ultimate reference book on wine.

 

The World Atlas of Wine

THE WORLD ATLAS OF WINE, 7th edition
Hugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson

The 7th edition of The World Atlas of Wine was released in October 2013.
The text and maps have been comprehensively reviewed since the previous version, released in 2007. More information on the dedicated web site: http://worldatlasofwine.com

Wine Grapes

WINE GRAPES, A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, including their Origins and Flavours
Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding, José Vouillamoz

The beautifully designed, 1,200-page, full-colour Wine Grapes provides comprehensive details on all 1,368 vine varieties currently making wine in commercial circulation – including their origins, how they grow, where they are planted, how their wines taste and previously unpublished information on how they are related.
More information on the dedicated web site: http://winegrapes.org

 

The World's Greatest Wine Estates

THE WORLD’S GREATEST WINE ESTATES
Robert Parker

Robert Parker’s first ever illustrated book, published in 2005, a guide to 175 of the world’s greatest wine estates, from Australia to United States.
Lavishly illustrated with stunning photography, and featuring useful maps, visitor information, and tasting notes on each estate’s best vintages.

 

 Bordeauxlegends

BORDEAUX LEGENDS
Jane Anson

Bordeaux Legends traces the 500-year history of the five world-renowned Bordeaux wines known as First Growths”—four crowned in 1855, and Mouton Rothschild joining them more than a century later. Wine educator and journalist Jane Anson presents the fascinating story of what it means to be a first-growth wine, what makes these wines so extraordinary, and what that means to the legions of merchants, dealers, and wine lovers who hold them in such high esteem. For the first time, this book brings the estate’s separate stories together into one sweeping saga, filled with revealing anecdotes and lively historical detail. With a foreword by Academy Award–winning director and winery owner Francis Ford Coppola and stunning new photographs, this book makes it clear why these five wines are considered among the very best in the world.

Bordeaux Legends has been awarded the special jury mention in the History and Literature category of the prestigious International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) Awards.

 

In Thailand all these books can been found or ordered at ASIA BOOKS.


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