The Intelligent Guides to Wines and Top Vineyards focus on classic wine-producing regions. This guide discusses the wines of the Douro, including all types of Ports and table wines. The first part describes the region and the types of wines it produces, how they reflect the area and the grape varieties that are grown, what is traditional and what is modern, and how styles are evolving. The guide is illustrated with photographs of each area, topological maps to show the terrain, road maps to identify the locations of estates, and information on recent vintages. The second part has detailed profiles of the leading producers, including both the traditional shippers in Porto and the new independent producers at quintas in the Douro. Each profile describes the producer's aims for his wines, and the personality and philosophy behind them. References wines are suggested for each producer. Maps show the locations of the shippers in Vila Nova de Gaia and the Quintas in the Douro to help plan itineraries. This Guide is the indispensable means for understanding Port and the table wines of the Douro, and identifying the top producers. It is regularly updated to have the latest information.
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Benjamin Lewin MW brings a unique combination of qualifications in wine and science to bear on the world of wine. He is one of only 300 Masters of Wine, and was the founding Editor of Cell journal. His books have received worldwide critical acclaim for their innovative approach. They include What Price Bordeaux?, Wine Myths and Reality, In Search of Pinot Noir, Claret and Cabs, and The Wines Of France. He has also authored many volumes in the series of Guides to Wines and Top Vineyards, on the classic wine regions of the world. Lewin also writes the myths and realities column in the World of Fine Wine, and contributes to Decanter magazine. His blog on wine is at www.lewinonwine.com. He divides his time between the eastern United States and the wine-growing regions of Europe, and is presently working on his next book.
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